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


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Bianca
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« on: December 02, 2008, 10:30:00 am »



Puerto Rican children are taught from a young age that "hurricane" is Taíno in origin,
from the word "huracán," while no Latin pop music concert is complete without a
shout out to Boricuas — those from Borinquen, the Taíno name for Puerto Rico,
which means "land of the brave noble lord."



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Your mind understands what you have been taught; your heart what is true.


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