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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Ayiti

You can help the victims of the earthquake in Haiti,by making a financial gift to the American Red Cross International Response Fund, which will provide immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to help those in need. The American Red Cross honors donor intent.Designate your donation to Haiti, please do so at the time of your donation by mailing your donation with the designation to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 20013 or to your local American Red Cross chapter. Donations to the International Response Fund can be made by phone at 1-800-REDCROSS or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish) or online at http://www.redcross .org .

Best to donate to organization you know will help the people...This is important.









To my people I say the messages are clear,the separation of land and water has started..We were warned of these things ....in Jacanas.....
Know that OUR collective prayer can move the waters.This power is within our people for our people and for our homelands.

The following email was sent by an aturo who walks in truth on the red road ,I'm sharing it with all of you in hope that some of you will understand the spirits of the ancestors and the call of the Guamo....Abrazos Inaru

Sent: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 3:56 AM

Subject: Ayiti

The country of Ayiti was hit by a major 7.0 earthquake yesterday... there have been many, many aftershocks, some huge in their own right and they have been continuing right up until the moment before I started writing this, surely with more to come. The people of the country need our help, both financial and spiritual (money & prayers) - please consider contributing to the Red Cross on their behalf, they already needed help and they are going to need a LOT more.



Historically, this land has been sacred to the Taino. The island was known as Kiskeya (or Quisqueya - if you prefer the Spanish version of the Taino name). The huge peak in the center of the mountain which is now called Pico Duarte, was known to our ancestors as Ayiti, which meant 'sacred high mountain'. Our ancestors believed the higher the mountain, the nearer to Yaya and therefore more sacred. Many of our Taino ancestors called the island 'bohio'. The literal translation of bohio to the Taino was round house, but just as we call our house, our state or our country our home, when our Ancestors from Kiskeya called it 'bohio' as the records of the conquistadores show they did, what they meant was that this was their home.



The island of Kiskeya was divided into 5 casigazcos: Maguana, ruled by Caonabo, Marien, ruled by Guacanagari, Magua, ruled by Guarionex, Higuey, ruled by Cotubanama (Caonabo's grandmother) and later Higuayo, and Xaragua, ruled by first Bohikiyo and later his sister, the kacike/casique Anacaona. Xaragua is the region where the earthquake hit January 12, 2010 a date that, ironically, is also the date of the first battle between the Taino (Ciguayos) of Samana (on the north coast of Kiskeya) and the Spanish which took place in on January 12, 1493.
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