Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated in October and Native American Heritage Month is celebrated during the month of November. Last year I wrote a lengthy post on Taíno children’s books to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day but somehow I lost it when I updated my blog. Eeek! I know! Nonetheless, IRead More →

José Campeche is Puerto Rico’s first and most significant painter of the 18th century.  He was born on January 6, 1751, to Tomás Campeche a freed slave who purchased his freedom, and to María Jordán originally from the Canary Islands.  Of Afro-Caribbean descent, Campeche learned his father’s trade of decoratorRead More →