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In the pre-Columbian period the two large Indian tribes of Tupi Galibi stock, the Caribs and the Aruacas, were constantly at war with each other. Finally the Caribs overpowered the Aruacas on the Continent, and forced them to take refuge in the Antilles. A part of the tribe settled in Puerto Rico, or as it was known to the Indians, Boriquén (often Hispanicized to Borinquen).  >>more...>>

Title:     "The People," from Puerto Rico: A Guide to the Island of Boriquén
Author:    Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration
Date:     1940

Publisher:     The University Society, Inc. New York
Type:     American Guide Series

Listed Under:
Puerto Ricans
Puerto Rico

Notes:     From Puerto Rico: A Guide to the Island of Boriquén
Compiled and Written by the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration in Co-operation with the Writer's Program of the Work Projects Administration

American Guide Series
Sponsored by the Puerto Rico Department of Education
The University Society, Inc. New York, 1940, p. 101-113.