The contemporary political history
of Cubanican (Native Cuba)

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We are not extinct: Cuba's first nations
By Dr. Jose Barreiro, American Indian Program, 17 May 1997. In the eastern mountains of Cuba, region of Baracoa, Guatanamo Province, there are several enclaves of indigenious comunity culture that have survived 500 years of colonization. This remote and yet culturally important area of Cuba has been characterized by its historically rural quality and its major historical import to Cuban movements of authocthonous liberation. Some of these isolated Native groups have begun to represent themselves within Cuba and to communicate with other Native groups around the hemisphere.
Museum Returns Bone Fragments to Cubans
Seattle Times, [11 July 2002]. The Smithsonian in Washington recognizes the right of the Taino people of Cuba to the bones of seven Taino ancestors (brief).
In the Cuban heartland, Elian and remembrances of Ingrid
By Jose Barreiro, Taino Journal, 12 October 2001. Author in Cuba to interview Panchito Ramirez Rojas, a mountain cacique of the Indocuban community at Caridad de los Indios. On sculptured concrete abutments, copper plaques are inscribed that commemorate heroes who made contributions to social causes, including important American Indians. In recent years on the eastern end of Cuba, annual Indigenous Legacies of the Caribbean conferences. There is a growing understanding in Cuba about the survival of Taino-descendant people in various parts of the country.