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Author Jacobs, Francine.

Title The Tainos : the people who welcomed Columbus / Francine Jacobs ; with illustrations by Patrick Collins.

Publication Info. New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [1992]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Children's Department  J972.901 J    Check Shelf
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Children's Department  J972.9 JAC    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  J972.9 JACOBS    Check Shelf
Description 107 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 101-103) and index.
Contents An ancient people -- A new homeland -- Men from heaven -- The Tainos' protector -- Gold fever -- Homeless in their own land -- The blood tax -- Subjects of the crown -- "As free men" -- A life of misery -- Free at last.
Summary Describes the history, culture, and mysterious fate of the first native Americans to welcome Columbus in 1492.
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Subject Indians of the West Indies.
Local Subject Indigenous peoples -- West Indies.
Subject Taino Indians.
Taino Indians -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Collins, Patrick, 1911-
ISBN 0399221166: $15.95 ($20.95 Can.)
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