Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History and Culture

The History of Jamaica's Maroons with Chief Richard Currie

December 22, 2021 Episode 25
Strictly Facts: A Guide to Caribbean History and Culture
The History of Jamaica's Maroons with Chief Richard Currie
Show Notes

Maroon populations across Latin America and the Caribbean have a unique history of self-emancipation  and, for some, sovereignty. In this episode, His Excellency, Chief Richard Currie, Head of State of Cockpit Country, one of Jamaica's maroon communities, joins us for a necessary discussion on the maroons' origins and their significance in Jamaican history. Follow Chief Currie on Instagram and Twitter and support Cockpit Country's fundraiser.

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