Lost Kingdoms of Central America

The People Who Greeted Columbus

Series 1 - Episode 2 The People Who Greeted Columbus

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Summary

Dr Jago Cooper examines the history of the Taino people of the Caribbean, the first inhabitants of the Americas to greet explorer Christopher Columbus. He reveals that their population formed a multicultural society complete with drug-infused rituals, strange skulls and amazing navigation.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Jago Cooper
Series Producer Graeme Hart
Education