worshiped in both private and public ways. Areitos were celebrations
which honored not only the Spirits but also the persons hosting it
along with the invited guests. Epic songs were sung and danced to.
Tekina were the ceremonial leaders of the Epic songs that recounted
both the deeds and the exploits of the ancestors. There was however
also room for the creation of new songs and dances.
The Parrandas of Boriken began
We read about the Caribs or the Garifuna as many are called today and
Today there are many recordings of the traditional Jibaro music. The
I'm sharing this today in the hopes that we become more aware of how