News and background stories on maroon communities in the Americas.
Suriname marked its first national Maroon holiday yesterday, October 10 2011. Celebrations were held in Santigron, a multi-tribe village about an hour driving south from the capitol city of Paramaribo. … Continue reading
The government of Suriname has started asphalting the 60 kilometers of main road between the northern capital of Paramaribo and the southern Maroon village of Santigron, which will cut down … Continue reading
People from the Saramaccan villages of Santigron and Bigi Poika in Suriname have sent a written request for an investigation into the issuance of landpermits to the Secretary for Territorial … Continue reading