Why the African Gods Failed the Aukan Maroons

In: Maroon Cosmopolitics

In the oral history accounts of the Aucan or Ndyuka Maroons of Suriname supernatural beings play a crucial role. To escape from slavery the assistance of an African god was required. Trekking through the South American rain forest local deities proved essential to survival. 

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