On this day, 9 July 1725, fourteen captured maroons, including one woman, were executed.
The festival showcases ‘maroon’ — a harvest thanksgiving and asking for good fortune for the upcoming planting season.
Parliament has tabled legislation that will bring all four festivals under one governing body.
The 2015 Carriacou Maroon and Music Festival is carded for 24–26 April.
If those who are demanding reparations really wanted justice, they wouldn’t be demanding reparations from the Europeans alone.
Ferguson “Sugar Tamarind” Adams (c.1890-1983) was probably the most legendary Big Drum Dance performer and “certainly one of the greatest ...