THE TAINO: THE NATIVE AMERICANS WHO DISCOVERED COLUMBUS - LECTURE/SLIDE SHOW
By Bobby Gonzalez
Date: March 10th, 2005
THE TAINO: THE NATIVE AMERICANS WHO DISCOVERED COLUMBUS
Thursday, March 10, 2005
Hartford Public Library, Downtown Hartford
Program Room, Third Floor,
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This illustrated lecture by nationally renowned poet, performer and storyteller Bobby Gonzalez presents the history, art, religion, and everyday life of the Taino.
These are the Native Peoples of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica and the Bahamas.
Based in New York City, Bobby Gonzalez is the author of “Song of the American Holocaust: Native Poetry from the South Bronx Reservation”, a collection of verse where he reflects upon five centuries of physical, cultural and spiritual genocide ongoing in the Native communities of Central and South America and the Caribbean.