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Subject: Books on the Native Peoples of the West Indies

Books in the Resource Center of the National Museum of The American Indian on Native Peoples of the West Indies

Prepared by the National Museum of the American Indian,
in cooperation with the Public Inquiry Mail Service,
Smithsonian Institution. 6/98, revised 10/98

Alegria, Mela Pons, & Ricardo E. Alegria, Exposicion de Esculturas de los Indios Tainos, 1987, Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe, San Juan, Puerto Rico. En espanõl.

Barreiro, Jose, The Indian Chronicles, published 1993 by Arte Público Press, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, and reprinted 1998 by Akwe:Kon Press, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. A novel of the Tainos at the time of Columbus, written by an expert on the subject.

Barreiro, Jose, editor, View From the Shore: American Indian Perspectives on the Quincentenary, Northeast Indian Quarterly, Fall 1990: Columbus Quincentenary Edition. Contains a number of relevant articles.

Bercht, Fatima, Estrellita Brodsky, John Alan Farmer, & Dicey Taylor, editors, Taíno: Pre-Columbian Art & Culture from the Caribbean, 1997, The Monacelli Press & El Museo del Barrio, New York. An exhibition catalog. Includes twelve articles on the history, culture, and art of the Taino. (189 pages.)

Bercht, Fatima, & Estrellita Brodsky, project directors, Taíno: Pre-Columbian Art & Culture from the Caribbean, 1997, El Museo del Barrio, New York. An exhibition catalog. Includes three articles on Taino culture, history, mythology, and art. (56 pages.)

Fontánez, Edwin, Taíno: A Bilingual Activity Book, 1996, Exit Studio, Washington, DC. For children.

Hulme, Peter, Colonial Encounters: Europe & the Native Caribbean, 1492-1797, 1986, 1992, Routledge, Chapman & Hall, Routledge division, London and New York. The author analyzes colonial European attitudes toward the Native Peoples of the Caribbean as shown in the writings of the time.

Keegan, William F., The People Who Discovered Columbus: The Prehistory of the Bahamas, 1992, University Press of Florida, Gainesville. A study of the Lucayan Tainos of the Bahamas.

Krieger, Herbert W., The Aborigines of the Ancient Island of Hispaniola, 1929, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. From the Smithsonian Report for 1929.

Lamarche, Sebastian Robiou, Encuentro con la Mitología Taína, 1992, Editorial Punto y Coma, San Juan, Puerto Rico. En espanõl.

The New York Academy of Sciences, Scientific Survey of Puerto Rico & the Virgin Islands, Volume XVII, Part One (1940), Part Two (1941), Part Three (1952), Part Four (1952). Various authors.

Olsen, Fred, Indian Creek: Arawak Site on Antigua, West Indies, 1974, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman. Report on a 1973 excavation of an Arawak site.

Olsen, Fred, On the Trail of the Arawaks, 1974, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman. Discusses what we=ve learned about the Arawaks through archaeology. Includes an article by Irving Rouse, AOn the Meaning of the Term >Arawak=.@

Rouse, Irving, The Tainos: Rise & Decline of the People Who Greeted Columbus, 1992, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT. A detailed study.

Stevens-Arroyo, Antonio M., Cave of the Jagua: The Mythological World of the Tainos, 1988, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque. A study of Taino mythology, religion, and society.

Vega-Lara, Natalia, Taíno: Educator=s Resource Guide, no date, El Museo del Barrio, New York. In English and Spanish. Loose-leaf binder. Activities and lesson plans for all grades, plus background information.

Pamphlets published by the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation:

De Booy, Theodore, Cirtain West-Indian Superstitions Pertaining to Celts, 1915.

De Booy, Theodore, Pottery from Cirtain Caves in Eastern Santo Domingo, West Indies, 1915.

Fewkes, Walter J., Engraved Celts From the Antilles, 1915.

Sellon, Michael, The Jamus Mode in Tainan Imagery in Indian Notes, Fall 1973 issue.