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Caribbean Research Institute


Naegele, K., C. Posth, M. Iraeta Orbegozo, Y. Chinique de Armas, S. T. Hernández Godoy, U. M. González Herrera, M. A. Nieves-Colón, M. Sandoval-Velasco, D. Mylopotamitaki, R. Radzeviciute, J. Laffoon, W. J. Pestle, J. Ramos-Madrigal, T. C. Lamnidis, W. C. Schaffer, R. S. Carr, J. S. Day, C. Arredondo Antúnez, A. Rangel Rivero, A. Martínez-Fuentes, E. Crespo-Torres, I. Roksandic, A. C. Stone, C. Lalueza-Fox, M. Hoogland, M. Roksandic, C. L. Hofman, J. Krause, and H. Schroeder. 2020. “Genomic insights into the early peopling of the Caribbean.” Science 369(6502) : 456-460. DOI: 10.1126/science.aba8697

Peros M.C., N. J. Kanik, A. Agosta G’meiner, G. Chmura, F. Pausata, M. Roksandic, F. Matos Pupo, E. Reinhardt, S. Collins, and W. M. Buhay. Submitted February 2020. “Droughts, abrupt ITCZ variability, and hurricane activity following the end of the African Humid Period.” Nature Geoscience. (Under revision).

Yaremko, J. Submitted January 2020. “Land-eaters and legitimate Indians: Indigenous struggles over land, sovereignty, and identity in late colonial Cuba.” Ethnohistory. (Under revision).

Yaremko, J. 2020. “Indigenous peoples, labour, migration, colonization, and the state in nineteenth-century Cuba.” In: Nación, territorio y pueblos indígenas en el siglo XIX en Latinoamérica, Ed. Antonio Escobar Ohmstede. Buenos Aires: Prometeo Editorial. (In press)

Chinique de Armas Y., R. Rodríguez Suárez, W. M. Buhay, and M. Roksandic. 2019. “Subsistence strategies and food consumption patterns of Archaic Age populations from Cuba: From traditional perspectives to current analytical results.” In Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean: Dearchaizing the Archaic, Ed. C. Hofman and A. T. Antczak. Leiden: Sidestone Press, 107-120. 

Chinique de Armas, Y., and M. Roksandic. 2019. “Assessing the biological and cultural diversity of Archaic populations from Western Cuba. Bioarchaeology in Latin America.” In Biological Anthropology of Latin America Historical Development and Recent Advances, Ed. D. Ubelaker and S. E. Colantonio. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, No. 51. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Scholarly Press, 161-171. DOI:10.5479/si.11365715

González Herrera, U.M., R. Rodríguez Suárez, I. Reyes Serrano, J. M. Yero Masdeu, Y. Chinique de Armas, and M. Roksandic. 2019. “Discos líticoshoradados en contextos arqueológicos aborígenes de Cuba. Aproximación a su función social desde la etnografía y la arqueología.” Ciencia Y Sociedad, 44(4), 7-23. DOI:10.22206/cys.2019.v44i4.pp7-23

Roksandic, I., and M. Roksandic. 2019. “Peopling of the Caribbean.” In: New perspectives on the peopling of the Americas, Ed. K. Harvati, G. Jäger, and H. Reyes-Centeno, 199-223. Tübingen: Kerns Verlag. 

Yaremko, J. 2019. “Indigenous diaspora, bondage, and freedom in colonial Cuba.” In: Borderlands in the Iberian World: Environments, Histories, Cultures, Ed. C. Radding and D. Levin Rojo. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Chinique de Armas, Y., and M. Roksandic. 2018. “Editorial: Breastfeeding and weaning in ancient populations: Challenges and future directions.” International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 28.5:477-478.

Chinique de Armas, Y., and W. Pestle. 2018. “Assessing the association between subsistence strategies and the timing of weaning among indigenous archaeological populations of the Caribbean.” International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 28.5:492-509.

Roksandic, M., W. M. Buhay, D. Buyers, L. Lechado Rios, H. J. C. Duncan, and I. Roksandic. 2018. “The earliest dated burial from the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua: Angie shell-matrix site, community of Monkey Point.” Antiquity 92.366, 1478-1491. 

Smith, D. G., Y. Chinique de Armas, R. Rodríguez Suárez, W. M. Buhay, I. Roksandic, M. C. Peros, and M. Roksandic. 2018. “Straddling the subsistence divide: The case of Canímar Abajo and contemporaneous sites in northwestern Cuba.” In: The archaeology of Caribbean and circum-Caribbean farmers (5000 BC – AD 1500), Ed. B. A. Reid, 98-112. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.  

Yaremko, J. 2018. “Cuba colonial: Indios locales y de la diaspora.” In: De la desaparición a la permanencia. Indígenas e indios en la reinvención del Caribe, Ed. Jorge Ulloa Hung and Roberto Valcárcel Rojas. Santo Domingo: INTEC, 2018.

Chinique de Armas, Yadira, Mirjana Roksandic, D. Nikitović, R. Rodríguez Suárez, D. G. Smith, D. García Jordá, W. M. Buhay. 2017. “Isotopic reconstruction of the weaning process in the archaeological population of Canímar Abajo, Cuba: A Bayesian probability mixing model approach.” PlosOne 12 (5): e0176065.

Yaremko, Jason M. 2017 “Ajiaco Indígena: The Arawak Taíno and Diasporic Indigenous Peoples in Colonial Cuba.” In: Indígenas y Indios en el Caribe: Presencia, legado, y estudio, ed. by Jorge Ulloa Hung and Roberto Valcárcel Rojas. Santo Domingo: INTEC.

Alarie, Kaitlynn, and Mirjana Roksandic. 2016. “Pre-Columbian dental modification complex at the site of Canímar Abajo, Matanzas, Cuba.” In Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean, edited by Ivan Roksandic, Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida. 106-124.

Brandt, A.L., Grigorev, K., Afanador-Hernández, Y.A., Paulino, L.A., Murphy, W.J., Núñez, A., Komissarov, A., Brandt, J.R., Dobrynin, P., Hernández-Martich, J.D., María, R., O’Brien, S.J., Rodríguez, L.E., Martínez-Cruzado, J.C., Oleksyk, T.K. and Roca, A.L. (2016) Mitogenomic sequences support a north–south subspecies subdivision within Solenodon paradoxus. Mitochondrial DNA Part A 20:1-9.

Chinique de Armas, Yadira, Mirjana Roksandic, Roberto Rodríguez Suárez, David G. Smith, and William M. Buhay. 2016. “Isotopic Evidence of Variations in Subsistence Strategies and Food Consumption Patterns among “Fisher-Gatherer” Populations of Western Cuba.” In:  Cuban Archeology in the Caribbean, ed. by Ivan Roksandic. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 125-146.

Elgin, S., Hauser, C., Holzen, T.M., Jones, C.J., Kleinschmit, A., Leatherman, J. and The Genomics Education Partnership (2016) The GEP: Crowd-sourcing big data analysis with undergraduates. Trends in Genetics (In Press). See GEP contributing authors.

Harvati, Katerina, and Mirjana Roksandic. 2016. Paleoanthropology of the Balkans and Anatolia: Human occupation and its context. Dordrecht: Springer.

Harvati, Katerina, and Mirjana Roksandic. 2016. “Preface.” In: Paleoanthropology of the Balkans and Anatolia: Human occupation and its context, ed. by K. Harvati and M. Roksandic. Dordrecht: Springer. v-vii.

Harvati, Katerina, and Mirjana Roksandic. 2016. “Oase mandible and the hominin fossil record of Romania.” In: Paleoanthropology of the Balkans and Anatolia: Human occupation and its context, ed. by K. Harvati and M. Roksandic. Dordrecht: Springer. 51-68. 

Roksandic, Ivan, ed. 2016. Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean. Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 

Roksandic, I. 2016. “Introduction.” In Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean, Ed. Ivan Roksandic. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

Roksandic, Ivan. 2016. “The Role of the Nicaraguan Rise in the Early Peopling of the Greater Antilles.” In: Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean, ed. by Ivan Roksandic, Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 7-16.   

Roksandic, Mirjana. 2016. “The role of the Central Balkans in the peopling of Europe: Paleoanthropological evidence.” In: Paleoanthropology of the Balkans and Anatolia: Human occupation and its context, ed. by K. Harvati and M. Roksandic. Dordrecht: Springer. 15-35.

Roksandic, M., K. Alarie, R. Rodríguez Suárez, E. Huebner, and I. Roksandic. 2016. “Not of African descent: Dental modification among indigenous Caribbean people from Canímar Abajo, Cuba.” PloS ONE doi.org/10.137/journal.pone.0153536.

Roksandic, Mirjana. 2016. “Sedentism and mobility patterns at Canímar Abajo cemetery, Matanzas, Cuba: Paleodemographic evidence.” In Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean, ed. by Ivan Roksandic, Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 70-82.

Skinner M. M., D. De Vries, P. Gunz, J.-J. Hublin, R. P. Klassen, and M. Roksandic. 2016. “A dental perspective on the taxonomic affinity of the Balanica mandible (BH-1).” Journal of Human Evolution 93: 63-81.

Yaremko, Jason M. 2016. “‘Los Indios de Campeche’: The Maya Diaspora and the Mesoamerican Presence in Colonial Cuba.” In: Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean, ed. by Ivan Roksandic. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

Yaremko, Jason M. 2016. Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515-1900. Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

Chinique de Armas Y, Buhay WM, Rodríguez Suárez R, Bestel S, Smith DG, Mowat SD, Roksandic, M. (2015). Starch analysis and isotopic evidence of consumption of cultigens among fisher–gatherers in Cuba: the archaeological site of Canímar Abajo, Matanzas, Journal of Archaeological Science 58: 121-132.

Peros MC, Gregory BRB, Matos F, Reinhardt EG, Desloges J. (2015) Late Holocene record of lagoon evolution, climate change, and hurricane strikes from south-eastern Cuba. The Holocene. 25(9):1483-1497.

Roksandic, I. 2015. “Pre-contact place names in the Western Caribbean: An analysis of their morphological and phonological characteristics.” Proceedings of the 20th Biennial Conference of the Society for Caribbean Linguistics. St. Augustine, Trinidad: Society for Caribbean Linguistics.

Roksandic, I., F. Joseph, and C. D. Matheson. 2015. “La complejidad de las migraciónes humanas a Cuba a la luz de la evidencia genética y lingüística.” Cuba Aqueológica 8.1.

Roksandic M Buhay WM, Chinique de Armas Y, Rodríguez Suárez R, Peros MC, Roksandic I, Mowat S, Vieira LM, Arredondo C, Martinez Fuentes A, Smith DG (2015) Radiocarbon and stratigraphic chronology at Canímar Abajo, Matanzas, Cuba. Radiocarbon 57(5): DOI: 10.2458/azu_rc.57.18313

Chinique de Armas Y, Buhay WM, Rodríguez Suárez R, Roksandic M. (2014). Relación entre el proceso de ablactación y la mortalidad infantil mide los individuos subadultos del sitio arqueológico Canímar Abajo, Matanzas, Cuba. Cuba Arqueologica 6(2):27-36.

Marcheco-Teruel B, Parra EJ, Fuentes-Smith E, Salas A, Buttenschøn HN, Demontis D, Torres-Español M, Marín-Padrón LC, Gómez-Cabezas EJ, Álvarez-Iglesias V, Mosquera-Miguel A, Martínez Fuentes A, Carracedo A, Børglum AD, Mors O. (2014) Cuba: Exploring the history of admixture and the genetic basis of pigmentation using autosomal and uniparental markers. PLoS Genetics. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004488

Roksandic M. (2014). Angie shell midden, Monkey point burial number. WANI: Revista del Caribe Nicaragüense 70:73-75.

Roksandic M, Mendonca de Souza SMF, Eggers S, Burchell M, Klokler D, editors. (2014). The Cultural Dynamics of Shell-Matrix Sites. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

Armstrong SD, Cloutier L, Arredondo C, Roksandic M, Matheson CD. (2013). Spina bifida in a Pre-Columbian Cuban population: A paleoepidemiological study of genetic and dietary risk factors. International Journal of Paleopathology 3:19-29.

Roksandic, I. 2013. “Reconsideration of Taíno and pre-Taíno toponymy in Cuba.” Proceedings of the 25th Congress of the International Association for Caribbean Archaeology. San Juan: Universidad de Puerto Rico.

Milne GA, Peros MC. (2013). Data–model comparison of Holocene sea-level change in the circum-Caribbean region. Global and Planetary Change 107:119–131.

Buhay WM, Chinique de Armas Y, Rodríguez Suárez R, Arredondo C, Smith DG, Armstrong SD, Roksandic M. (2012). A preliminary carbon and nitrogen isotopic investigation of bone collagen from skeletal remains recovered from a Pre-Columbian burial site, Matanzas Province, Cuba. Applied Geochemistry 32:76-84.