Story: The Taino Rebellion, an Oral Tradition

Image Credit: Unknown: The drowning of conquistador Diego Salcedo sparked the uprising of 1511.

The following is an oral retelling of the first contact with Christopher Columbus on the Caribbean island of Boriken, more commonly known as Puerto Rico, leading up to the Taino Rebellion of 1511, according to my great-grandmother, grandmother, and father.

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