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History of the Indians of Puerto Rico (Coleccion de estudios puertorriquenos)
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The last chapter `Our Inheritance from the Indians' is a very important eye-opener. The Indians left many words that are still used in Puerto Rico. Many towns have Indian names, such as Oricovis, Humacao, Jayuya etc. Some trees still have Indian names, like ceiba (silk cotton), cupey (monkey apple) and guayaba (guava). A few words we use as English that we owe the Indians are hammock (hamaca), hurricane (huracan), canoe (canoa), savannah (sabana) etc. Making bread, weaving hammock, and introducing rubber plants are skills that come from Indians.
The book has plenty of information both children and adults will enjoy.