The history of Kiskeya (Quisqueya)
(Native Haiti &
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- Indian Vision/Spanish Mission
- By José Barreiro, Northeast Indian
Quarterly, Fall 1990. The economic culture of the
American Indian in contrast to European
Judeo-Roman-Christian precepts. Example of Cacique
Guarionex’ reaction in San Domingo to
Columbus’ 1494-95 gold tribute. Relation of Taino
social culture and their economic culture.
- Pre-Columbian HispaniolaArawak/Taino
- By Bob Corbett, 19 June 1996. A synthesis of some of the
literature regarding Taino pre-contact political history
and ethnography. Author suggests that the death of all
Taino in Hispaniola (today’s Haiti and Dominican
Republic) may be the only case in history of where a
complete and total genocide was carried out.
- Benson comment on Taino artifacts
- Brief comment by L. Benson, 20 November 1996, on new
interest in Haiti in Taino cultural roots and 19th-century
evidence for Taino survival.
- Unearthing Evidence of a Caribbean
- The Los Angeles Times, [21 August
1997]. Researchers believe they have discovered the site
of one of the most brutal and bloody massacres of Indians
by Spanish conquistadores. The discovery of the remains of
the settlement provides the first archeological
documentation of the episode and of the peace-loving Taino
people who lived there.