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Native American Tribes of Cuba
This is an index to the Native American language and cultural information on our website pertaining to Cuban Indian tribes.
Some pages contain more information than others. If you belong to an indigenous tribe from Cuba that is not currently
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The original inhabitants of the area that is now Cuba included:
The Taino Indians
The Ciboney Indians
The Guanahatabey Indians
Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in Cuba:
Indigenous Languages of the Caribbean
Collection of materials about the lost and endangered Indian languages of the Caribbean region.
Review of the Indigenous Caribbean
Online journal of cultural information about the Native inhabitants of Cuba and the Caribbean.
Cuba's Taíno people: A flourishing culture, believed extinct
News article about the resurgence of Taino culture in Cuba.
What does Guajira mean in Arawakan?
Origin of the phrase "guajira guantanamera" in Cuban folk music.
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