Hi Joshua...you can see my new paintinge my wed site...caribbeanindians.com . I've stopped paainting the taino for now...not sure what I will do with them. So I'm doinng some paintings for my upcoming exhibits at Amelia Island and Naples.Hope alls well in the islands mon. Ted
yeah good to talk to you. I took a look at xmind and it has helped shape some of my ideas in this dissertation chapter I'm working on.
I'm also trying to write up some of the Carib stuff I did on Dominica a couple years ago, I'll keep you posted on that.
I left a post in the Language group and thought perhaps you might have some insight on the subject.
By chance have you gotten a chance to read "Sociedad y Economia de los Tainos" by Francisco Moscoso ? I acquired a copy of the text, but have been unable to read it as I have been busy with school. I am happy to have acquired a copy of this text for my collection. I hope to study Pre Columbian and Post Columbian Religion among The Taino.
I read your paper about Tibes, which has great information. I really learned a lot and I appreciate you having those papers on your website!. After reading your paper I got the book "Ancient Boriquen" by Peter Siegell and I'm almost done with it. I took and archaeology class in High School in Puerto Rico in 1990, now while reading the book and your papers I noticed that everything I knew of our indigenous past is changing. I'll continue reading the rest of your papers and I'll keep an eye for new papers too, I really appreciate the time you take to put those in your website! keep up the good work!
Hi Josh...here is my sketch for my first painting based on a Taino cemi from the Turks & Caicos. If the photos don't come through let me know at email: email@example.com Any suggestions? Thanks, Ted
Gooooood Morning Joshua and Max (too much cafe! jajaja)
Is there a way in which the system can be set so that as individual members post blog posts to their own pages, we can be notified. At this point I have no way of knowing who has posted without visiting each and every page. The good news is that ICN is growing in leaps and bounds. However, since some people post often and others not at all, it can be time consuming checking each members page. There are some truly awesome posts worth reading/viewing. I am posting one today that I would like to have everyone be aware of. Any hope for some type of front page list of new blog posts by our members? ~c
Hi, I was planning on having my new book at the Florida Voices Book Fair but they canceled. We are not going to cancel our plans to Gainesville but would like to visit the Museum. I am looking for material for my next book. Can you give me any suggestions in (finding aids) and contacts with the museum and collections?
Noooooo! After 7 years in Puerto Rico it is too difficult to survive here in this terribly cold and hostile environment!
No, even though I cry all winter and am heard muttering nothing but, ''I wanna go home!'', the people here are quite friendly for the most part, and I can still go kayaking, climbing, hiking, camping…The mountains, lakes, rivers and beaches are spectacular. I just need to get over my cold bloodedness. Well, that, and I am getting quite sick of people asking me for my green card. Looks like I will have to give in and exchange my PR license for an Oregon one.
Greetings Josh, I am very interested in the work that you are doing. i try to follow as much of the archeological work that is being done in the Caribbean as I posibly can and am a subscribe member of two Caribbean archeology forums
the last of whom has covered the Jacanas site developments with a grea deal of interest. see post submitted to the forum on July 26
I am also an acquaintance of well-known American archeologist David Watter of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, who is partially responsible for helping bring about the publication of Cuba's first widely distributed archeological material since Castro's takeover in 1959. He knew and worked closely with Ramon Dacal Moure, Cuba's archeology giant.
As my posts show I am ambivalent about the developments at Jacanas. I firmly hold that the mterial that was taken to Georgia had no business leaving Puerto Rico and needs to be returned immediatelly, however I am very suspiscious of the motives of the official archeological establishment on the island, especially those associated with the Institute.
Joshua, you have done a tremendous job in getting so many people to join, thanks for spreading the word. If I can add you as a co-administrator of the network, would you be interested? Just think, you would have the power to boot me from the network! Anyway, let me know.
Hey Josh - yeah, thanks for the invite. Looking forward to participating. By the way, do you happen to have a .pdf of your paper in the "Geoinformatics" volume? I have the book, but would love to have a copy to distribute to students for class.
I pass by Miguel's house yesterday afternoon on my return to the hotel, and talk with him a little. He send you "un saludo y un abrazo" and hope to see you sometime in the future if he is still alive. I invited him to see the excavations and he will pass by.
Thanks again for inviting me to join this site.
Yes, Nate told me you are on your way down there. It sounds like you must have found some real funding (or won the lottery). I am hoping to get down for a brief visit this spring/summer, just to see the backfilling in progress.
Please late Nate or Hernan know if there is something they might be able to help with, logistics-wise. I am hopeful that we will soon have our last batch of artifacts, and I can start sharing some radiocarbon results.