Taino- Once a peaceful tribe in the Carribean, mainly in Puerto Rico enslaved by the Spanish and French. It took less time for them to die than the African slaves because their rescources were either hanging right about them, or right under their noses so didnt have to work, therefore not being used to the harmful working conditions. They all died or were forced to marry Spanish and French men.
The Tainos were usually nudists, but covered with paint. They welcomed early visitors before they were enslaved in the 1200s, because those vistors came in peace- The Scandanavians and the British were beleived to have visited the Tainos. Taino culture is in the blood of all proud Puerto Ricans to this day.
Taino: who are those in their large ships?
Taino #2: Maybe they are more visitors coming in peace from the East.
Conquistador: Mira los Indios alli, que acemos con ello?
Conquistador #2: Vamos a esclavizar lo para nuestra colonia!
Prices shown in USD.
Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!
Emails are sent from firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll never spam you.