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Natalia Fernandez, 16, left, with friend Nicole Rivera, 16, right, prepares her costume for the Taino pageant, called a reinado, for the 39th annual Festival Indigena de Jayuya, which honors their Taino Indian heritage, in Jayuya, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday, November 18, 2008. Each contestant, nominated by their classmates from each school, will be judged by their costume design and native look. This year's festival is based on Taino musical instruments, and Fernandez named her costume, "El Danzante del Sonido," the sound dancer in Spanish.