The maroons fought to keep their freedom against English slave traders. The Maroons in Jamaica are to a small extent autonomous and separate from Jamaican culture. The isolation used to their advantage. Their communities being amongst the most inaccessible on the island. The Maroon heritage of Moore Town was relisted on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2008. Read Guilty of Love to learn more about AA genealogy weaved in a Christian love story.
Maroons in New Nanny Town, Jamaica: The word maroon means escaped slave and comes from a Spanish word meaning mountaineers. The slaves escaped from their plantations to the mountains and formed independent communities of free people.