My heritage and identity!! … ‘“Taíno: Native Identity and Heritage in the Caribbean” … TAINO!!!
We have posted about this exhibition several times before, but it is always good to have a reminder to visit it soon. “Taíno: Native Identity and Heritage in the Caribbean” opened on July 28, 2018, and is on view until October 2019 at the National Museum of the American Indian (located at 1 Bowling Green, New York, New York). Here is a review from Remezcla.
The lives of Taínos are often framed through a colonialist lens. While Christopher Columbus’ violent colonization after stepping foot in Hispaniola in 1492 changed the course of history for Taínos, this Indigenous group didn’t just go extinct immediately after 1492. And a new exhibition is putting this into focus by exploring Taíno identity and legacy beyond Columbus.
Titled Taíno: Native Identity and Heritage in the Caribbean, the National Museum of the American Indian exhibition aims to offer a fuller picture of this group, including how Cubans…
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