Episode 14: Before He Was Cacique

22 minutes

The Ventura twins are sent to Guaynia, Borikén, in 1488 to carve the beat of three motherlands. They meet Aguey, a teen boy afraid to recite the Taíno creation tale at his village’s areíto.

EPISODE CREDITS
Written by Andrew Siañez-De La O
Additional writing, story, and direction by Dania Ramos
Audio engineering, sound design, and music by Michael Aquino
Episode art layout: M. Aquino; original image: shutterstock/Olha Turchenko

Leilany Figueroa as Alexa Ventura
Claudio Venancio as Beni Ventura
Orlando Segarra as Horacio Méndez
Alicia Rivas as Atabey
Luis Figueroa as Aguey
Joseph Respicio as Bana
Tanya Pérez as Bibi

Guest Musician: William Ruiz
Culture/Language Consultant: Candy Warixi Soto

Timestorm is produced by Cocotazo Media and is a proud member of TRAX from PRX. Support for TRAX comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Additional support from the Google Podcast creative program and our Patreon community - shoutout to our new patron SL Bowman!

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Equipment sponsor: 3DioSound | Series art: Hispanic Legacy Studio

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