taino


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taino

[′tī·nō]
(meteorology)
A tropical cyclone (hurricane) in parts of the Greater Antilles.
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Researchers took genetic information from the 1,000-year-old tooth of a Taino woman found in a cave in the Bahamas and compared it to modern Puerto Ricans, finding a stronger connection between the two than the Puerto Ricans have to any other Native American group, according to a study in the journal (http://www.
Guacanagari rescues Columbus when the Santa Maria sinks, but Caonabo questions Guacanagari's generosity, and Guarionex is vexed, having witnessed a religious prophecy of Taino genocide inflicted by a "clothed people.
On July 10, we will be having what I like to call a Peoples Day, which will be an all-Bahamian Fun Day at Taino Beach.
It begins with a description of the indigenous Taino bohio and within its several pages includes such iconic buildings as the Basilica Catedral Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia.
Chapters 2 and 3 show how, in Columbus's first two voyages, clusters of toponyms exhibiting patterns of hierarchy, symmetry, and progression create an impression of order and control, while in his third and fourth voyages, this sense of spiritual and imperial order disappears as clusters are overtaken and disrupted by a proliferation of toponyms originating in Taino and other Caribbean languages.
A provocative essay by Michael Heckenberger, for example, problematizes the notion of an Arawak Diaspora, using the term Diaspora to emphasize cultural fluidity in Amazonia, the homeland of the Saladoid (the Taino ancestors).
I end by arguing, first, that both sides have focused their arguments almost exclusively on abstract, broad, and homogenous concepts such as Taino, national identity, and Puertoricaness, which do not necessarily correspond to the reality of the people to whom they are referring.
This 100,000-year-old cave was only discovered in 1926, although it was a sacred place for the Taino Indians 1000 years ago.
Taino Pharmacy signed a long-term lease with E & M Associates for space at 2371 2nd Avenue, its fifth location in Hew York City.
Carved on a stalactite in a high marine cave that opens to the Caribbean Sea, these ideograms are associated to the Taino culture.
The Caribe today, living on a reserve on the Island of Dominica and Northern South America, and the Taino and Ciboney are completely gone without descendants via genes or culture--except the maraca; an indigenous Cuban instrument, originating with the Ciboney.