Here are the meanings of each symbol from the Puerto Rican Taino tribal culture and how they are used as tattoo design – Taino Sun Tattoo – Sun was the most common Taino symbol which represented our planetary star as a god as a life-giver.
May 31, 2017 - So, what do Taino symbols mean? Some theories suggest that Taino symbols were created by shamans. These carvings were made from visions in an altered state of consciousness induced by hallucinogens.
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These are handouts I have about Taino and Arawak symbols. Here is a website that uses a lot of the same information grouped in categories and also a site with more detailed explanations. Photographs of artifacts can be found in this book and of rock carvings at this website. These Taino tattos also have clear images and descent explanations.
What Do Taino Symbols Mean? Ancient inhabitants of Puerto Rico were known as Taíno Indians. They left behind a lot of their stories in the form of symbols. But what do Taíno symbols mean? What stories were they trying to tell us? These questions have puzzled the minds of many anthropologists over decades.
The Taíno were an indigenous people of the Caribbean. At the time of European contact in the late fifteenth century, they were the principal inhabitants of most of Cuba, Hispaniola (the Dominican Republic and Haiti), Jamaica, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas and the northern Lesser Antilles.
The Greater Antilles includes the islands of Cuba, Jamaica and Puerto Rico. These people were part of what is known as the Taino culture. The Taino culture was at its height in the Caribbean from ...
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