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Announcing the launch of the eagerly awaited book of poetry


By Bobby González
"Taino Zen" is a unique volume of meditative verses that deliver a reflective message that urges all people to reconnect to their cultural origins and to cherish them. Knowing and acknowledging our beginnings is a precursor to creating a just and peaceful world for the next seven generations to come.

Publisher: Cemi Press


Upcoming Presentations and Signings:


Tuesday, November 4, 2014 from 7 to 9 PM

1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10456 @ 165th street


More presentations coming to your area soon!
Books will be available for purchase and you will be able to order the book online at: amazon.com

Bobby González is a sought after multicultural diversity speaker and travels throughout the nation speaking on the topics of Native American History, Diversity and Multi-Culturalism. If you're interested in booking Bobby Gonzalez to speak at your multi-cultural conference or diversity seminar as a professional keynote speaker, Professional conference speaker, send him an email: BronxTaino@aol.com

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The Last Puerto Rican Indian
By Bobby Gonzalez

A collection of Dangerous Poetry that pays homage to our Taino ancestors and our living brothers and sisters...


by Bobby González

Dateline: The Year of Their Lord, fourteen nineteen hundred something.

Sevilla, España.

It was a splendid pageant.
A parade of marvelous sights
that was conducted in the court of
queen isabela and king fernando.

cristobal colón,
a.k.a. christopher columbus,
put on display the exotic bounty that had been pilfered
from the so-called “New World.”

Among the exhibited specimens
were strikingly painted Taino Native women, men and children.
There was also a magnificent guaraguao red-tailed hawk.
This spirited monarch of the Caribbean skies was now a broken-spirited
prisoner, locked in a cage.
Its head bowed.
Its wings drooping down its sides.

The Spaniards marveled at the numerous alien specimens of wildlife:
Six-foot long iguanas.
Mute dogs.
Rabbit-sized rodents.
Some of the creatures had been killed and stuffed.

The painted and tattooed Taino Natives didn’t say anything.
They may have been simply grateful that they
hadn’t been killed and stuffed
by these bizarre people who opened their mouths widely
when they spoke
and who took and ate more than what they needed.

Maybe it was they who needed to be killed and stuffed.
But it didn’t work out that way on this particular day.

On the First Puerto Rican Day Parade.

Copyright © 2007 by Bobby González

Booby Gonazalez at Carlitos - July 13, 2006 - by Wilfredo Irizarry  

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The Last Puerto Rican Indian
By Bobby Gonzalez

A collection of Dangerous Poetry that pays homage to our Taino ancestors and our living brothers and sisters...

Bobby González photo by Wilfredo Irizarry.

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"And then
she begins to sing
and cry with joy,
that she will soon be walking
in the radiant spirit land
where the ancient ones dwell. "

From "Anacaona" ©Bobby González

Thanks to TheMULatino we can show you Bobby Gonzalez on YouTube performing "Thank You Mr. Columbus"

The Last Puerto Rican Indian on Bronxnet
Bobby with "Chatting With Friends" TV show host Clarisel Gonzalez and publisher Luis Cordero at Bronxnet in Lehman College-
Friday, September 15, 2006

Bobby, Clarisel and Luis

Bobby at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe -
Wednesday, August 23, 2006

AT the Nuyorican Poets Cafe - August 23, 2006
Photo by Luis Cordero

Bobby Gonzalez, Ibrahim Gonzalez and Nando Alvaricci at WBAI Sunday, August 20, 2006
The Last Puerto Rican Indian on WBAI radio.
Bobby Gonzalez was welcomed to WBAI Radio on Sunday, August 20 by "Barrio Block" show hosted by our friend the late Ibrahim Gonzalez and Nando Alvaricci. Bobby recited "Anacaona" one of the poems on his book "The Last Puerto Rican Indian. You can listen to the interview by going to the WBAI.org archives (Go to to Radio Libre Show on August 20 at 2:00PM)

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