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News and background stories on maroon communities in the Americas.

Maroon museum in Suriname now officially open

A year after its soft opening (see previous post), the Maroon museum in Suriname – Marronmuseum Saamaka Kondee -  is now fully operational. The grand opening takes place this weekend, … Continue reading

October 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Maroon museum opens in Pikin Slee, Suriname

Suriname’s first Maroon museum opened its doors on Friday February 26th at the Saramaccan village of Pikin Slee . The museum takes the form of a traditional Saramaccan village, complete … Continue reading

February 27, 2010 · 3 Comments