The retrospective history
of the Taino in general
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- Chief's Bones Gone Volcano Very Mad
- By Peter B. Gallagher, in Seminole Tribune,
11 October 1996. Archaeological evidence of initial
settlement of Caribbean from Amazonia.
- A Note on Tainos: Whither Progress?
- By José Barreiro, from Northeast
Indian Quarterly, pp. 66-77, Fall, 1990. Taino culture
was dominant throughout the Caribbean, the cradle of Taino
civilization. In agriculture, seafaring and cosmology, Ciboney
and Guanahatabey (western Cuba), Macorix and/or Ciguayo (Bohio) and even Carib (Lesser Antilles) all followed the material and
much of the psycho-spiritual framework of the Taino.
- The Story of Cacique Hatuey, Cuba's First National
- By Tony Castanha, 11 October 1999. In the 16th century
Hatuey was a powerful Taino Cacique (chieftain), who has since
been considered by many as Cuba's first national hero, although
he was originally from the island of Quisqueya (Domincian