PRLS 3110 Taíno Roots of Contemporary Religion and Culture in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PR&LS 14.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Religious artifacts and eco-cultural systems of the original inhabitants of Puerto Rico and Hispaniola, from neolithic times to European colonization. Taíno myths and the principal elements of religion. Indigenous influences in contemporary societies and as a theme of national identity. Women's roles and female iconography.

Prerequisite: English 1010.


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