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Published on Mar 17, 2007
ROBERTO MUCARO BORRERO (Taíno) "An historian, artist, musician, writer, and storyteller, Roberto Múcaro Borrero is one of only a handful of actual Taíno descendants in the world who are considered leading authorities on ancient Taíno Indian culture." - Thirteen/WNET . Mr. Borrero's work, which is dedicated to his Boriken Taíno Indian heritage, has been presented throughout the United States at major universities, colleges, and grade schools and at such notable institutions as: the United Nations; the American Museum of Natural History, in New York; the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, in New York; the Institute for American Indian Studies in Connecticut; the Staten Island Children's Museum, New York; El Museo Del Barrio, in New York; Plymouth Plantation, in Massachusetts and the Institute for Community Research, in Connecticut. He has also performed internationally at numerous cultural festivals such as the National Indigenous Festival of Jayuya, in Jayuya, Puerto Rico; the Nigan-Girra Festival, in Australia; the Umbuto Village Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa; and the World Conference of Elders of the Spiritual Traditions in Mumbai (Bombay), India. Roger Atihiuabancex Hernandez. Presencia Taina.TV has been created to help disseminate the productions of multi-media presentations that highlight the ancestral cultural heritage of the Indigenous Peoples of the Caribbean. If you would like any of the resource material we have available, kindly hard copy us a formal letter (with your letterhead) requesting particular items and the reason for your request (i.e. school groups, family events, organization presentations, etc...) so that we may honor your requests. Kindly assist these educational efforts by sharing our programming with your families and friends. Presencia Taina.TV is televised weekly throughout the worldwide web this season on Saturday nite at 9 PM. It can be accessed online at: http//:www.MNN.org