Dating culture in puerto rico
The Taína's were also warriors and could join the men in battle against the Caribs.
According to the Spanish conquistadores, the Carib Indians were cannibals who regularly ate roasted human flesh.
This contributed to many of them marrying the native Taína.
The peace between the Spaniards and the Taínos was short-lived.
According to the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, women who are born to Puerto Rican parents in the United States or elsewhere, are considered to be Puerto Rican citizens.
On November 18, 1997, the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, through its ruling in Miriam J. Juan Mari Brás, reaffirmed the standing existence of the Puerto Rican citizenship.
When a cacique died, the next in line to become a chief was the oldest son of the sister of the deceased cacique.
Since 2007, the Government of Puerto Rico has been issuing "Certificates of Puerto Rican Citizenship" to anyone born in Puerto Rico or to anyone born outside of Puerto Rico with at least one parent who was born in Puerto Rico.
Currently, women in Puerto Rico and outside of Puerto Rico have become active participants in the political and social landscape in both, their homeland and in the continental United States.
Many of them are involved in the fields that were once limited to the male population and have thus, become influential leaders in their fields.
The Taínos were one of the Arawak peoples of South America, who inhabited the island before the arrival of the Spaniards.
Women did not dedicate themselves solely to cooking and the art of motherhood; many were also talented artists and made pots, grills, and griddles from river clay by rolling the clay into rope and then layering it to form or shape.