What does Taino mean?


What does Taino mean?

Taino Tribe

The Taino tribe are a mostly extinct group of Caribbean aboriginals who lived mostly in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and the Bahamas at the time of Spanish discovery by Christopher Columbus in 1492. Some Americans and Caribbeans still consider themselves part of the Taino people.

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Taino People: History, Language & Culture


Chapter 8 / Lesson 1

Learn about the Taino people. Explore the Taino culture, review their society, language, and lifestyle, and study the Europeans' invasion of the native peoples of the Caribbean.

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