Taíno: Indigenous Puerto Rican Culture

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Inside this resource, you'll find information about the Taíno, the first people to inhabit Puerto Rico. This resource will teach you about the indigenous culture, what influence they had on society today, the impact of colonization, the genocide of Taíno people, and its effect on slavery.

This is a great foundational resource for those teaching about Puerto Rican Culture and the roots. It's vital to start with the origins and know the history. It's a perfect resource for introducing the concept of Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans for Hispanic History Month.

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