Coming next – an entire book on the Taino People
Gene Waddell, a retired professor from the College of Charleston has graciously given the People of One Fire his latest book to post on our website. The Taino in 1492 is an anthropological landmark. No attempt was made to create such a comprehensive book on these people, since Charles de Rochefort wrote The Caribbean Islands in 1658.
If Gene’s name sounds familiar, he was the author several decades ago of The Indians of the South Carolina Low Country. It is still the most authoritative reference on that subject. His books are designed to be used as references for scholars researching Indigenous American cultures. I keep his books on a table beside my computer table!
Gene is currently in Argentina doing research on the indigenous people of Tierra del Fuego . . . for an upcoming book. We wish him the best in his many adventures.
Unfortunately, publishing a book on Word Press has its limitations. Each chapter of the book will be a separate article posted on the People of One Fire. I apologize for that somewhat awkward situation, but there were no other options.
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