Gu'ahia Taíno - We Speak Taíno
A precedent-setting, updated dictionary, and grammar guide for the Indigenous Classic Taíno Language developed by Indigenous Taíno leaders. The publication features historical review on the development of the Classic Taíno Language, in-depth comparative analysis with related and unrelated regional Indigenous languages, introductory grammar and syntax, detailed tables for focused study, a comprehensive word listing featuring simplified spelling, phonetic pronunciations, botanical information, updated taxonomic identifiers for plants and animals, an Indigenous-centered presentation of word definitions, and word source information for each entry.
Selected Publications by Roberto Múkaro Borrero
Taino Affirmation in the 21st Century: Proliferating Committees of Consciousness Within and Out of the Caribbean, Taino Legacies, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, http://www.tainolegacies.com/170582894, June 2013
Conflict Resolution from a Taino Perspective: A Look at Traditional Taino Forms of Conflict Resolution and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (pp. 4-15), Eastern & Indigenous Perspectives on Conflict Resolution, International Center for Cultural Studies USA Inc., Pennsylvania, October 2013
Indigenous Peoples, Traditional Knowledge, and Climate Change: Remembering the Seventh Generation to Come, pp.50-51, Celebrating NGOs: 60 Years with the United Nations – The Journey Continues, United Nations NGO-DPI Conference, Sept. 2007
Indigenous Medicinal Plants of the Americas: An Introduction to the Development, Usage, And Legacy of Natural Resources by American Indians, International Center for Cultural Studies, Mumbai, India, 2003
Korokote, Red Ink Magazine, University of Arizona, Vol. 9 No.2/Vol. 10 No. 1, p. 67, 2001
Boianani: A Taino Girl’s First Adventure
Author: Lesley-Gail Atkinson-Swaby, 2019
The lifestyle of Jamaican Tainos has been vividly exposed in a children’s storybook titled, “Boianani: A Taino Girl’s First Adventure” by Dr Lesley-Gail Atkinson Swaby.