American Indian. Taino identity beyond Columbus. Indigeneity and self-discover in the Caribbean. Saturday, December 14 1:30 PM to 4:15 PM. Diker Pavilion.
NMAI New York. One Bowling Green New York, NY 10004 http://nmai.si.edu/home/
Scholars and Taíno/Garifuna community voices discuss historical and contemporary indigeneity among the peoples of the Caribbean, with a focus on the intensity of cultural continuities and activism in music and language. In addition, research updates from the Caribbean Indigenous Legacies Project (C.I.L.P.) will also be presented. Panelists include José Barreiro, Robert Mukaro Borrero, Jorge Estévez, James Lovell, and Irka Mateo, José Antonio Molina, Lawrence Waldron, and Ranald Woodaman . Co-sponsored with the Smithsonian Latino Center.
This program is free and open to the public; first come, first seated.
#The Taíno were seafaring indigenous peoples of the Bahamas, Greater Antilles and the northern Lesser Antilles. Their language was a member of the Arawakan language family of northern South America.
Great event! If you have the chance, dont miss it Yareah friends. Art is everywhere and up to you!