Academic Convocation: History of the Maroon People

Monday, February 10, 2014 5:30 PM

Concordia University

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Academic Convocation: History of the Maroon People

Monday, February 10, 5:30-6:30: public convocation 

Featuring speaker Hermes Libretto

Gather together to learn the history of the Maroon people.  African people who escaped slave ships and fled into the Amazon. There they resumed their tribal life.  Many are not Christian, and they fought a long war with the Dutch for independence. They are alive and well today.

Film included in Convocation.