Tag Archives: bohíque

Los indígenos borinqueños

A través de nuestra historia, los crónicos e investigadores, concluyeron que nuestros antepasados indígnenos borinqueños, tuvieron una corta vida en la Tierra. Con el descubrimiento de Puerto Rico, en el 1493, los indios taínos le dieron la bienvenida a los … Continue reading

Posted in Español, The Tainos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Portal of La Ceiba

That was the first time Maniyio experienced anger. Desperation replaced the peace that always crowned her had been replaced by desperation. Fear was an unfamiliar and cruel threat that was overwhelming her. While she laid down under the colossal and … Continue reading

Posted in Flora and Fauna, The Tainos, Yvette's Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Areyto – The Dance of the Taínos

Even though only the cacique and the bohíque were the ones establishing communication with higher spiritual realms, the purifying state they were all able to reach through the areyto ceremony, would benefit each one of them, allowing them to receive grace, wisdom and joy. Continue reading

Posted in Customs and Culture, The Tainos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Indigenous Borincanos

            During the prehistoric times, the Archaic Indians traveled in canoes from the Greater Antilles to our coasts, finding a paradise in Puerto Rico. Approximately 2,300 years ago; another progressive group of Indians, known as … Continue reading

Posted in The Tainos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments