A “Voice of Authority”… Part Deux

Although at the present moment we have no Authority on the Taino language, let’s pretend we do.  Imagine  we have a group of people who are recognized as the Authority on the Taino language by a great majority of the Taino people and organizations.  And that this Authority has created the ultimate Taino Dictionary…

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Why not the Chamorro? A possible peer in Taino cultural revival….

The  discussion I was participating in on the UCTP forum regarding the Taino language, inspired me to further research other indigenous peoples who may be like us;  folks struggling with their own individual decolonization while trying to help heal that of  their people, reviving the culture and those things that are important to it, making it all work together- past, present and future-in balance.   A people that may be similar to my own, in the ways I feel are important.  My priorities lie in relationships; how we relate to ourselves, how we relate with each other, with the community and with the world at large.  This to me, is the basis of society, and everything else depends on it.

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