Maroons
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Black Seminoles
The Black Seminoles are Black Indians associated with the Seminole people in Florida and Oklahoma. They are the descendants of free blacks and escaped slaves – maroons – who allied with Seminole group...
Black Seminoles - Wikipedia
Jamaican Maroons
The Jamaican Maroons are descendants of Africans who fought and escaped from slavery and established free communities in the mountainous interior of Jamaica during the era of slavery. African slaves i...
Quilombola
A quilombola ([kilõˈbɔlɐ]) is a resident of a quilombo in Brazil. They are the descendants of Afro-Brazilian slaves who escaped from slave plantations that existed in Brazil until abolition in 1888. ...
Jamaican Maroons in Sierra Leone
The Jamaican Maroons in Sierra Leone were a group of 600 Jamaican Maroons from Trelawny Town (one of the five Maroon towns in Jamaica) who were deported by British forces following fighting between th...
Alonso de Illescas
Alonso de Illescas (fl. 1528–1590s) was an African Maroon (fugitive slave) leader and was perceived as the single most powerful person in the Esmeraldas region of colonial northwestern Ecuador in the ...
Isaac Payne
Isaac Payne, or Isaac Paine, (1854–1904) was a Black Seminole who served as a United States Army Indian Scout and received America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his action...
Saramaka
The Saramaka or Saramacca are one of six Maroon peoples (formerly called "Bush Negroes") in the Republic of Suriname and one of the Maroon people in the French Guiana. (Note that beginning in mid-2010...
Saramaka - Wikipedia
John Horse
John Horse (ca. 1812–1882), also known as Juan Caballo, Juan Cavallo, John Cowaya (with spelling variations) and Gopher John, was an African-American of mixed ancestry (including Seminole Indian blood...
Maroon music
The Maroons are a number of diverse peoples in the Caribbean, South America, North America and Central America, the descendants of escaped slaves. The Seminole music tradition of the United States is...
Maroon music - Wikipedia
Cimarron people (Panama)
The Cimarrons in Panama, were enslaved Africans who had escaped from their Spanish masters and lived together as outlaws. In the 1570s, they allied with Sir Francis Drake of England to defeat the Span...
Fort Gadsden
Fort Gadsden is located in Franklin County, Florida, on the Apalachicola River. The site contains the ruins of two forts, and has been known by several other names at various times, including Prospec...
Fort Gadsden - Wikipedia
Jean-François Papillon
Jean-François Papillon (died 1805), was an African-born slave who had worked in the plantation of Papillon in the last decades of the 18th Century, in the North Province of Saint-Domingue. He escaped ...
History of Suriname
The history of Suriname dates from 3000 BC when Native Americans first inhabited the area. Present-day Suriname was the home to many distinct indigenous cultures. The largest tribes were the Arawaks, ...
History of Suriname - Wikipedia
Sierra Leone Creole people
The Sierra Leone Creole people (or Krio people) are an ethnic group in Sierra Leone. They are the descendants of freed African American, West Indian and Liberated African slaves who settled in the Wes...
Sierra Leone Creole people - Wikipedia
Pompey Factor
Pompey Factor (1849 – 29 March 1928) was a Black Seminole who served as a United States Army Indian Scout and received America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in...
Pompey Factor - Wikipedia
Aluku
Aluku (pronounced ah-loo-koo) is the name of a Bushinengue ethnic group living mainly on the riverbank in Maripasoula in southwest French Guiana. The group is sometimes called Boni, referring to a no...
Gaaman Gazon
Gaanman or Granman Gazon Matodja (1910s – 1 December 2011) was the chief or headman of the Aukan or Ndyuka people of Suriname, South America, one of six Maroon peoples in the area. He lived in Diitab...
Kwinti people
The Kwinti are a Bushinengue ethnic group living in the forested interior of Suriname on the bank of the Coppename River, and the eponymous term for their language, which has less than 1,000 speakers....
Jamaican Maroon spirit-possession language
Jamaican Maroon spirit-possession language, or simply Maroon Spirit language, is a ritual language. It is an English-based creole with a strong Akan component. (It is distinct from usual Jamaican Cr...
Kapitein Broos
Kapitein Broos (1821–1880) was a Surinamese freedom fighter. He was the leader of a large rebel camp of the Maroons often called the Bakabusi Nengre. The offspring of Kapitein Broos is manifested in ...
Mawon
Maroons (from the American Spanish word cimarrón: "feral animal, fugitive, runaway") were African refugees that escaped slavery in the Americas and formed independent settlements. The term can also b...
Paramaccan people
The Paramaccan are a Bushinengue ethnic group living in the forested interior of Suriname, mainly in the Marowijne District.It is also the eponymous term for their language, which is English-based wit...
Adam Paine
Adam Paine, or Adam Payne, (1843 – January 1, 1877) was a Black Seminole who served as a United States Army Indian Scout and received America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for...
Maroon (people)
Maroons (from the American Spanish word cimarrón: "feral animal, fugitive, runaway") were African refugees that escaped slavery in the Americas and formed independent settlements. The term can also b...
Maroon (people) - Wikipedia