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November 2008 Blog Posts (7)

Taino Soul Dog

Tau My Relatives

Many of us are aware of a sacred entity that our ancestors revered,

and who was very intimately associated with the respect and honoring

of the dead. This entity is the canine spirit who is considered to be

the guide that accompanies the…

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Added by Miguel Sobaoko Koromo Sague on November 29, 2008 at 7:30am — 18 Comments

New Evidence Concerning Columbus' Exploitation of Tainos



Tau My Relatives

Most of us who are interested in the history of our ancestors are

aware of the fact that the arrival of Columbus at the shores of the

Caribbean unleashed the tragic process by which the ancient Taino

culture was almost completely destroyed. We know what Columbus'

intentions were for the people that he found here on the islands

because of what he himself wrote in his journal. The eminent… Continue

Added by Miguel Sobaoko Koromo Sague on November 27, 2008 at 6:37am — 5 Comments

Happy Native American Heritage Day Nov. 28 2008

Happy Native American Heritage Day Nov. 28 2008…





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Added by Caracoli on November 27, 2008 at 5:58am — No Comments

Sonia Migdalia Rosa

On Thursday, November, 13, 2008 a great woman, mother, housewife and above all an incredible human being crossed over. To say she will be missed by her family and friends is an understatement. I write these few words to express the pain I feel and to shed light not so much on how she died, but on how she lived, her strength, her struggle and her love.





I met Sonia Migdalia Rosa 8 years ago when I received an email from a total stranger. Asking me countless questions, I was… Continue

Added by Jorge Baracutei Estevez on November 18, 2008 at 9:19am — 7 Comments

Grand Gathering of the Indigenous Nations Alliance





Tau My Relatives

I was invited by a Taino brother, Maximus, to attend a gathering of

Indigenous people in New York City this past weekend of November 13,

14,and 15. From what I understand, these kinds of gatherings are, in

part, intended to promote a sense of unity and co-operation within the

context of sacred space among peoples of the earth who are sensing a

need to reconnect with our ancestral Indigenous… Continue

Added by Miguel Sobaoko Koromo Sague on November 17, 2008 at 6:38pm — 2 Comments

Reinventing the Lacandon: Book Review

I just did a review of Brian Gollnicks new book "Reinventing the Lacandon" which may be of interest to some people. The short review can be found on the Indigenous Peoples Issues Today site, while the entire review is on the main… Continue

Added by Peter N. Jones on November 17, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The Day of the Ancestors



Image of the Sague family Day of the Ancestor's Altar



Tau My Relatives as I prepare to gather with my family this evening for our annual ceremony to honor those who have traveled to the Realm of Koa Bay (the abode of the departed souls) I realize that this year our ceremony will be particularly emotional for me. Our family here in Pittsburgh follows the Caney Spiritual Circle tradition of ceremonially observing the time of the year… Continue

Added by Miguel Sobaoko Koromo Sague on November 2, 2008 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

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La Bruja

Created by Miguel Sobaoko Koromo Sague Apr 4, 2016 at 12:07am. Last updated by Miguel Sobaoko Koromo Sague Apr 4, 2016.

Angel Rodriguez Caguana archeoastronomy

Created by Miguel Sobaoko Koromo Sague Mar 29, 2016 at 3:10pm. Last updated by Miguel Sobaoko Koromo Sague Mar 29, 2016.

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