More than a month after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, some people are still without electricity and clean water. More than 50 people died because of the storm. Indigenous people from Puerto Rico are among those who are struggling to return to normal. Puerto Rican and Indigenous Taino people on the mainland are working to muster financial support and direct aid. We’ll check in on the slow progress to recover from the devastating hurricane.
Roberto Borrero (Taíno Nation) – programs and communications coordinator for the International Indian Treaty Council
Rafael Torres (Taino) – spokesperson for the Manicato Taino cultural Center.
Joanne Nani Lewis (Taino) – Jaguar warrior of the Bohio of Atabei
Break Music: Taino-Arawak Welcome Song (song) Joan Henry (artist) Kanogisgi – Song-Carrier (album)