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

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