BORIKE'N

BORIKE'N

60.00


Made from: Recycled leather, textiles, seeds from Puerto Rico, cowrie shells, tassles, acrylic taino petroglyph sun charm, hand painted details. ONE OF A KIND

 

Inspired by: Anacaona Collection. Anacaona  (from Taino anacaona, meaning 'golden flower'; from ana, meaning 'flower', and caona, meaning 'gold, golden'; 1474-1503) was a Taíno cacica (chief), born in what is now Léogâne, Haiti, into a family of chiefs, she was one of the most respected people in the culture. Famous for her poetry, songs, and areitos (traditional dances), she was an artist, an oral historian, shaping the narrative passed down to future generations, a leader and a warrior.

 

*Taino meaning: Borike’n - Original Taino name of Puerto Rico

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