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Cuban Family Roots PODCAST

Cuban Family Roots PODCAST

The Cuban Family Roots Podcast feature stories and interviews of everyday Cubans and their journey to finding ancestral roots. Since its discovery in 1492, Cuba became a migration hub for Europeans, Asians, and people all over the world. Do you know your family roots? This podcast will provide historical facts, interviews and genealogical tips to help you get started in your genealogical journey. We hope every episode will provides a roadmap in finding your Cuban family roots. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/aileen092/support

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Reconnecting with my Cuban Roots

Feb. 23, 2023

In this episode I interview Gerardo Gonzalez who recounts his childhood in Placetas. He discusses with me how it was to return to the Cuba he left as a young boy to reconnect with his roots. He recounts moments in his life w…

Lesson Learned: The story of the Puig Family of Cuba

Dec. 14, 2022

Today I interviewed Luis Tomas Puig as he recounts his family search dating back to 1600. A trip to Blanes, a village only an hour North of Barcelona, Spain awakened his curiosity further as he reconnects with his Grandfat…

Early Cuba - Florida Connection, Part I

Nov. 1, 2022

Christian recounts his journey to rescuing Spanish – American heritage and tells us of fishermen on the Gulf Coast who fished the waters alongside their Indian fishing partners known as the “Spanish Indians” and some freed …

Cuban Greatest Composers

Oct. 1, 2022

It is obvious that the first popular music played in Cuba after the Spanish conquest was brought by the Spanish conquerors themselves, and was most likely borrowed from the Spanish popular music in vogue during the 16th cent…

Unknown Cubans in Early American History

Sept. 1, 2022

In this episode Christian highlights five unknown Cubans who played a major role in America's early formation. We can no longer depend on others to discuss our involvement in America's story, it is now up to us to identify C…

Six Cuban Genealogy Myths Debunked

Aug. 1, 2022

In this episode, Christian and I explore six Cuban Genealogy myths. Although Cubans do not find Cuban Genealogy information online, there’s a considerable amount of misinformation and false myths in Cuban genealogy and histo…