Ancient Taino Indians are an indigenous Arawakan-speaking people of the Caribbean. They are a subgroup of the Arawak Indians. There is very little known about the Taino ancestry due to the erasing of history.
Oral traditions are key components of keeping this family history alive. Check out the trailer to the live-puppet film "Yo Soy Taino". Abuela talks to her granddaughter about her Taino heritage.
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