Taíno People Honored by the Mashantucket Pequot Nation

Delegates representing the United Confederation of Taino People at a special ceremony at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center Saturday, November 26, 2011. In photo from let to right: Rodney Guatu'shina Rivera, Vivien Guara'naru DuMont, Lourdes Kalichi'naru Lebron, Hector Barakutey Gonzalez, Vanessa Inarunikia Pastrana, Claudia Fox Tree, and Roberto Mukaro Borrero.

Mashantucket, Connecticut (UCTP Taíno News) -
As a part of their historic commemoration of Native American Heritage Month 2011, the Mashantucket Pequot Nation ceremonially received the flag of the United Confederation of Taíno People (UCTP) for permanent display at their Museum and Research Center in Connecticut, yesterday. The Confederation flag is now included as part of the on-going exhibition, “Honoring the Nations: Tribal Flags Today”.

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