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New World’s First Hero

Hatuey was a Taino Cacique/Chief of Quisqueya (Hispaniola). In 1511, he and his men canoed to Baracoa, Cuba to fight against the Spanish. The first Indian leader to fight back, he was captured and burned at the stake February 2, 1512. He is considered Cuba’s first hero.

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