Desde hace años, algunas personas han creído que las imágenes de figuras humanas envueltas como bultos como las que se muestran en estas fotos representan a niños envueltos en pañales. Muchos taínos actuales todavía llaman a estas imágenes "guaili" usando la palabra taína para "niño". Sin embargo, el antropólogo…Continue
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Los dias 11 y 12 de Agosto
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El dia 15 de Julio 2023 la organizacion boricua de Buffalo,New York llamada CENTRO PURTORRIQUE~O EL BATEY celebro su segundo encuentro taino anual en el parque PROSPECT PARK de esa ciudad. La organizadora principal de EL BATEY Beatriz Flores, le extendio una invitacion muy cordial a nuestro Circulo Caney para participar en esta…Continue
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En este blog quiero compartir con ustedes la investigación que he llevado a cabo sobre la antigua tradición de la danza que parece ser un elemento fundamental de la cultura arahuaca. Es una tradición que se hace evidente en un gran número de grupos arahuacos que habitan áreas de América del Sur continental, como Guyana y Surinam, así como en la reserva Kalinago en la isla caribeña de Dominica y entre los residentes mestizos de regiones rurales remotas…Continue
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It was an honor for me to be given the opportunity to lead a Summer Solstice Ceremony in the tradition of the Caney indigenous Spiritual Circle at the Taino Woods nature sanctuary in upstate New York on the weekend of June 24 and 25 2023.…Continue
Beaded cotton cloth belt
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Takahi my relatives, as we approach the sacred point in the tropical year cycle when the rains ultimately intensify in the Caribbean. I would like to offer three presentations that explore various aspects of this weather phenomenon and its spiritual significance in Taino culture.
First I want to present the concepts surrounding Taino beliefs about rainy weather and dry weather. This duality plays a…Continue
This afternoon at 12:30 pm my friend Susan Goughler, a member of HARRISON HILLS PARK'S Council Of Friends stopped at my house and picked me up in her car. We headed north to the community of Gibsonia, PA. a Pittsburgh suburb with which I am well acquainted, it having briefly been the temporary home of my parents…Continue
Here in Southwestern Pennsylvania there is a controversy. It is not clear to rational people why this controversy exists.
The controversy is about a children's book that I believe has been banned in other states but not here in southwestern Pennsylvania.
I will offer the essence of the controversy by presenting two videos. You may make up your own mind about the legitimacy…Continue
I have been spending time at the Harrison Hills Park in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania, on the banks of our Allegheny River here in the region northeast of Pittsburgh.…Continue
Nos reunimos el día Domingo 26 de Marzo en el centro Indigena de la ciudad de Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania para celebrar la ceremonia del Equinoccio…Continue
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El Sabado 18 de Marzo tuve el honor de participar en la celebracion de la ceremonia de Equinoccio de Primavera del 2023 en New York con la communidad de Yukayeke Guainia y la Confederacion Unida del Puebio Taino lideriada por mi hermano espiritual Kasike Roberto Mukaro Borrero
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Research paper published by Ivan Rodriguez of the University of Holgin, Cuba. Feb 2016 in the JOURNAL OF RELIGIOUS HISTORY under the name ANTILLEAN ISLANDER SPACE: On The Religious Beliefs Of The Taino People. This content is available in PDF format by accessing this …Continue
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This LINK provides access to a special paper by researchers Reinaldo Morales Jr and Melisa A. Quesemberry in which they present evidence that demonstrates the importance of caves in Taino ancient spiritual tradition and the connection between caves and the concept of a cosmic maternal creation womb.…Continue
Meine Verwandten, viele von Ihnen erkennen dieses Lied als den großartigen Gesang anContinue
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Archaeologists excavating ancient Indigenous sites in the Caribbean region have long wondered what was the meaning and purpose of the enigmatic "stone collars" that have been discovered at several places in the region. These are highly polished sculpted stone objects shaped like oval hoops.
The use of digging sticks for the cultivation of the…Continue
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We celebrated Taino CANEY CIRCLE Winter Solstice Ceremony at Women's Park in Miami Florida on Sunday Dec 18 2022.
We were joined by a wonderful group of Tainos and non-Taino allies who enthusiastically participated in the celebration of the return of the spirit of the dormant YokaHu back to the womb of his mother Atabey after his death at…Continue
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On Friday December 16 2022 we…Continue
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Here in Pittsburgh we gathered on Sunday December 11 to celebrate the Taino Winter Solstice Ceremony at the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center. …Continue
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