Thursday, June 07, 2012

Boriken’s 1777 Census

Did You Know – Puerto Rican Historian Salvador Brau noted that a census taken in Boriken (Puerto Rico) in the year 1777 estimated a population of 1,756 “pure Indians” in the area known as “Las Indieras (Indian Lands)”. Today, it is thought that this area encompasses the contemporary municipality of Maricao and surrounding areas. – UCTP Taino News © 2012