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ABOUT US // SOBRE NOSOTROS

Mission and Purpose // Nuestra Misión y Propósito

The United Confederation of Taíno People (UCTP) is an indigenous representative institution established in 1998 to promote the self-determination and protection of the human rights, culture, traditions, and sacred lands of Taíno and other Caribbean Indigenous Peoples. The UCTP serves as a forum for educational advocacy (including human rights and cultural education) and policy development to affirm and safeguard indigenous Taíno and other Caribbean cultural heritage and spiritual traditions (including burial issues); and promote spiritual, cultural, educational, health, economic, and social development in the Caribbean and the Diaspora.

La Confederación Unida del Pueblo Taíno (CUPT) es una institución representativa indígena establecida en 1998 para promover la autodeterminación y la protección de los derechos humanos, la cultura, las tradiciones y las tierras sagradas de los Taínos y otros Pueblos Indígenas del Caribe. La CUTP sirve como un foro para la promoción educativa (incluidos los derechos humanos y la educación cultural) y el desarrollo de políticas para afirmar y salvaguardar el patrimonio cultural y las tradiciones espirituales de los indígenas taínos y otros caribeños (incluidas las cuestiones de entierro); y promover el desarrollo espiritual, cultural, educativo, sanitario, económico y social en el Caribe y la Diáspora.

 

LEADERSHIP // LIDERAZGO

Governing Board // Junta Directiva

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Roger Guayakan Hernandez
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Rodney Guatushina Rivera
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RODNEY RIVERA

Governing Board Member

MAEKIAPHAN PHILLIPS

Gverning Board Member

Affiliation: Opia Taíno International

 

LIAISON OFFICERS AND SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVES
OFICIALES DE ENLACE Y REPRESENTANTES ESPECIALES

In Association with the Office of the President / En asociación con la Oficina del Presidente

Tai Pelli

TAI ANA YUISA PELLICIER

International Relations and Human Rights Officer; Representative of the UCTP on the Board of the International Indian Treaty Council

Nova Saigo

NOVA KAOBANÁ SAIGO

Liaison Officer, Ohio

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DR. ROSE M. "XOCHITL ANAO" QUINONES DEL VALLE

Liaison Officer, Ohio

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CLAUDIA TEKINA'RU FOX TREE

Liaison Officer, Massachusetts

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PATRICIA CHALI'NARU DONES

Liaison Officer, Massachusetts

Christina Bastien

CHRISTINA BASTIEN

Liaison Officer, Bohio (Kiskeia/Haiti)

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STÉFÄ GALIZIA

Liaison Officer, Guadeloupe, West Indies

Bajacu Brito

MARTA BAJACU BRITO

Liaison Officer, Wisconsin

Mildred Karaira Gandia Reyes

Liaison Officer, Florida, (In-active: On Medical Leave)

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MAEKIAPHAN PHILLIPS

Liaison Officer, St. Thomas, USVI

Deanna Rivera

DEANNA SAROBEI RIVERA

Legal Advisor; Special Representative, CA

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MIGUEL SAGUE

Ambassador to Cuba

 
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