Systematic outline of present information on Aluku, an important headman in the second war between the Boni-Maroons and the Dutch. The author uses the 1961 account of the Moravian brother Axwijk as a starting point. Then he introduces other secondary sources on the oral tradition of the Maroons as well as archival records to describe Aluku's life.
Narrative history of the Kwinti Maroons covering approximately 250 years. They had settled West of Paramaribo before 1750. Only in 1887, 24 years after the abolition of slavery, did the authorities acknowledge the Kwinti as free Maroons. Based on archival sources in Suriname and the Netherlands.