News and background stories on maroon communities in the Americas.
Suriname last Wednesday once again enjoyed many activities related to the annual celebration of Maroon Day. From the principal festivities location at the village of Berlijn, to the capital town … Continue reading
Once again, the Maroons of Western Jamaica have celebrated the annual Accompong Maroon Festival with much gusto. The event was held over the course of the past weekend, starting on … Continue reading
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
Source: De Ware Tijd Suriname celebrated Maroon Day on Sunday October 10, 2010. Festivities were held both in Suriname and its Diaspora. It was a day of speeches, flower offerings, … Continue reading