History about the Maroons and their Beliefs in Jamaica.
We visited Moore town in Portland Jamaica to have a chit chat with Its Current Chief. In this clip we Narrowed down the conversation to their believe system because of our curiosity of our ancestors coming out of Africa and their beliefs .
The Jamaican Maroons are often described as enslaved Africans and persons of noticeable African descent who ran away or escaped from their masters or owners to acquire and preserve their freedom. The word maroon is commonly believed to be derived from the English equivalent of the Spanish word Cimarron (wild). The origins of the Maroons date back to 1655 around the time when Tainos and Africans who were freed by the Spanish took to remote parts of the island for refuge from the English invasion and to establish settlements. From the second half of the seventeenth century to the mid eighteenth century the Maroons developed into a formidable force that significantly challenged the system of enslavement imposed by the English.
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