Rick Kearns
1/28/14
The sixteenth century story of a great Taino chief and one of the first indigenous victories against the Spanish is being turned into a six-part television series in Puerto Rico...
Michelle Tirado
5/5/13
The Taíno were the first to greet Christopher Columbus when he arrived in 1492 and were thus some of the earliest Indigenous Peoples to be decimated by colonization...
Michelle Tirado
4/4/13
Extinguished. Vanished. Wiped out...
Rick Kearns
3/29/13
The Taino presence in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico can be found in the people and the cultures according to scholars conducting research in both places...
ICTMN Staff
11/1/12
Today, November 1, is the first day of Native American Heritage Month, and ICTMN is highlighting events celebrating the month every day in November...
ICTMN Staff
12/29/11
The White Wash Walter Plecker, Virginia’s registrar in the 1920s, eradicated records of Indian births and marriages to support his directive that all Indians be categorized as blac...
Jose Barreiro
8/23/11

In the Greater Antilles, Taino is in the mind. Taino is nation and movement, ancestry and identity. Taino, the term, is mentioned in the early chronicles of conquest, recorded to mean "the good people" or the "noble people."...

ICTMN Staff
8/23/11
In response to the affects of Hurricane Irene on August 21, The U.S...
ICTMN Staff
8/22/11
A controversial statue of Christopher Columbus, built 20 years ago and intended commemorate the 500th anniversary of his arrival in 1492, might finally be erected—somewhere in Puer...
Rick Kearns
4/15/11
Close to 20,000 people in Puerto Rico identified themselves as “American Indian” in the 2010 U.S...

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