Caciques de Puerto Rico

Caciques de Puerto Rico

 

Agüeybaná: Puerto Rico’s head cacique who was chief over all the other caciques of Boriken at the time of discovery. His yucayeque or village was on the Guayanilloa Bay area.
Abey: yucayeque in Salinas
Alonso: minor cacique in Otoao (Utuado).

Aramaná: yucayeque around the río Coa (Toa)
Arasibo: yucayeque in the area of río Abacoa (río Grande de Arecibo)
Aymamón: yucayeque on the río Culebrinas/Western Puerto Rico
Cacimar: of Caribe ancentry, his yucayeque was in Vieques.
Caguax: yucayeque by the río Turabo
Canóbana: yucayeque by the río Cayniabón (río Grande de Loíza)
Cagüana: minor cacique in Utuado area
Cayey: yucayeque in Cayey
Dagüao: yucayeque at río Santiago (Naguabo)
Doña María: daughter of cacique Bagnamanay , her Taíno name is unkown
Güamaní: yucayeque possibly around Guayama o Manatí
Güarionex: One of the more important caciques, his yucayeque was in Utuado.
Güaybaná: Fought the Spaniards with Güarionex
Güaraca: yucayeque in Güayaney
Jayuya: yucayeque near present day Jayuya.
Jumacao: cacique for the village of Macao. The area is nowadays the town of Humacao, named after the cacique.
Orocobix of the Yucayeque in Jatibonicu

Mayagoex from the Mayagüez area.