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PUERTO RICO - TAINO Tradition Counts More Than Beauty At A Pageant

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« on: December 02, 2008, 09:59:39 am »



Prints from the festival, starting with the first one in 1969, on display in the main room of the cultural center.

Puerto Ricans have long considered themselves a mix of African, European and Native American influences, but since the 1960s, the Taíno has come to occupy a special place in the island's cultural hierarchy.



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Lianne Milton
for The New York Times
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