Bobby Gonzalez

Biography

Bobby González is a nationally known multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller and poet. Born and raised in raised in the South Bronx, New York City, he grew up in a bicultural environment. Bobby draws on his Native American (Taino) and Latino (Puerto Rican) roots to offer a unique repertoire of discourses, readings and performances that celebrates his indigenous heritage.

Bobby has lectured at many institutions including Yale University, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and the University of Alabama-Huntsville. As a storyteller he’s had the privilege of performing at Carnegie Hall, the Museum of Television & Radio and the Detroit Institute of Arts. He has given poetry readings at the National Museum of the American Indian, the University of North Dakota and the Nuyorican Poets Café.

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Books

Taino Zen
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Cemi Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
"Taino Zen" is a unique volume of meditative verses that deliver a reflective message that urges all people to reconnect to their cultural origins and to cherish them. Knowing and acknowledging our beginnings is a precursor to creating a just and peaceful world for the next seven generations to come.
The Last Puerto Rican Indian
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014 by Cemi Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Latin American Poetry, Nonfiction » History » Native American
The "Last Puerto Rican Indian" by Bobby Gonzalez, was published in 2006 and is a collection of poems and short stories about the native Taíno people of the Caribbean, it is an indispensable addition to the literature of the indigenous people of the Caribbean.

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