I am and RN, mother and house wife that does whatever she can to help her people. My husband, Jorge Baracutay Estevez and I give countless lectures and presentations throughout the country on the history and culture of the Taino people.
Registered Nurse at the NH VA
ValerieVargas@comcast.net or Baracutay12@aol.com
Anything and everything on the indigenous people of the Western Hemisphere but especially the caribbean
Hey, I met you a few weeks ago in the native american mussuem at the social gathering. Jorge introduced us. Nice family you got there. Jorge is a great man. Ever since meeting him I have a diffrent point of view on our taino heritage. I actually find myself telling folks not to call me spanish, hispanic and latino. I am like I am neighter of these things. But anyways just passing threw
Hey, I met you a few weeks ago in the native american mussuem at the social gathering and dance. Jorge introduced us. Nice family you got there. Jorge is a great man. Ever since meeting him I have a diffrent point of view on our taino heritage. I actually find myself telling folks not to call me spanish, hispanic and latino, and or correcting family. I am like I am neighter of these things. But anyways just passing threw. Many belssing to you and your family.
I consider myself truly blessed to know the people I know and to have the people who truly know me!!! Anyone could come up with an opinion about the "Thanksgiving" Holiday now upon us because of our Indigenous roots, but I will say the following in this season regardless of what this Holiday historically means to so many Native people: I will cast aside all historical offense and all present day offense to say that I am truly blessed by the Creator of this Universe tohave experieced all I have in this life and grateful for EVERY PERSON I've encountered in my life that has shown me either a positive or negative experience in my life, because I've learned so much from them. I am also thankful for ALL the people that I've encountered in my life who have spoken either positively, or gossiped negatively about me behind my back, because they've shown m e who is truly on my side, and who's against me!!! I'm even thankful for those who have spoken against me beind my back, because they've shown me that I am at east 2 steps ahead of them and on the right track!!! On this holiday of "THANKSGIVING" I'm thankful for all that has happened to me because it has shown me what path to take and will show me the path I will take. I can truly say even in the face of adversity; "I AM TRULY BLESSED"
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turey toca (is in sky)
Guami-ke-ni (Lord of land and water)
Guami-caraya-guey (Lord of moon and sun)
guarico (come to) guakia (us), taino-ti (good,tall)
bo-matum; (big,generous), busica (give to), guakia (us)
Huracan-wa (bad spirit no),
Maboya-wa (ghost no),
Yukiyu-han; (good spirit yes),
nabori daca (servant am I),
Han-Han Catu (So be it
Hope al is well with you and family!Would you join us at my discussion on my page,it's about DNA and we're stuck-maybe you can help!Bo'Matum,
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