Posts Tagged ‘Jamaica’

Alive and well in Jamaica

Jamaica is still home to 2 Indian tribes living in the Blue Mountains with the Maroons. One tribe is Taino — Hummingbird Yamaye (YukayekeYamayeGuani) who have chosen a chief, Kasike. The other is a Cibnoey tribe, the Igneri. I have found little about them. Those with info, please comment.

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Indian Jamaica

The Indians of Jamaica call the island Xaymaca, land of springs. I was surprised how strong the Indian presence is. They call themselves Yamaye and are related to the Taino of Puerto Rico. They even have a cacigue, chief.

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