Puerto Ricans indians are The Tainos.
The Borinqueña is the national anthem of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The current music and lyrics were written in 1903 and since then has been taught in schools and was adopted by most people. The music was made official by the government as the national anthem in 1952, and the letter in 1977. The title refers to the aboriginal Taíno name for the island of Puerto Rico, which was Boriken or Borinquen.
Christopher Columbus arrived at Puerto Rico in 1493. He originally called the island San Juan Bautista, but thanks to the gold in the river, it was soon known as Puerto Rico, or “rich port;” and the capital city took the name San Juan. Soon, Puerto Rico was a Spanish colony on its way to becoming an important military outpost.
"One who is not proud of his origins , never be worth anything , because begins to despise himself " Pedro Albizua Campo is the Puerto Rican patriot and politician who was the most important figure in the struggle for the independence of Puerto Rico during the first half of the twentieth century.