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  • Party time in Charbonnière, Saint Laurent du Maroni, F.Guiana Party time in Charbonnière, Saint Laurent du Maroni, F.Guiana
  • Ndyuka girl Ismelda Sevetia / Maroon Day / Albina / Suriname Ndyuka girl Ismelda Sevetia / Maroon Day / Albina / Suriname
  • Children play on Maroon Day / City of Albina / Suriname Children play on Maroon Day / City of Albina / Suriname
  • Molenn Pansa, Basia (assistant headman) / Gaama Belfon Aboikoni’s funeral / Asindoopo / Suriname Molenn Pansa, Basia (assistant headman) / Gaama Belfon Aboikoni’s funeral / Asindoopo / Suriname
  • «Narrative, of a Five Years’ Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Suriname», John Gabriel Stedman, 1796 / © William Blake Archive «Narrative, of a Five Years’ Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Suriname», John Gabriel Stedman, 1796 / © William Blake Archive
  • Suriname River rapids / dry season / Saaamaka territory / Suriname Suriname River rapids / dry season / Saaamaka territory / Suriname
  • A Saamaka musician plays Kawina music at the opening of Carma / Mana / French Guiana A Saamaka musician plays Kawina music at the opening of Carma / Mana / French Guiana
  • On a village canoe, Aboikoni family members dance / Asindoopo / Suriname On a village canoe, Aboikoni family members dance / Asindoopo / Suriname
  • Steeve Mosé bathing in the river close to Charvein / French Guiana Steeve Mosé bathing in the river close to Charvein / French Guiana
  • Speech by Albert Aboikoni, who served as interim Gaama, in front of government officials / Asindoopo, Suriname Speech by Albert Aboikoni, who served as interim Gaama, in front of government officials / Asindoopo, Suriname
  • Imrou, a Saamaka teenager come to Asindoopo for the funerals / The Gaama’s funeral is the most important event in the cultural and religious life of the Maroon peoples / Suriname Imrou, a Saamaka teenager come to Asindoopo for the funerals / The Gaama’s funeral is the most important event in the cultural and religious life of the Maroon peoples / Suriname
  • Headless, embalmed parrot / Alexandre Franconie Museum / Cayenne / French Guiana Headless, embalmed parrot / Alexandre Franconie Museum / Cayenne / French Guiana
  • «Narrative, of a Five Years’ Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Suriname», John Gabriel Stedman, 1796 / © William Blake Archive «Narrative, of a Five Years’ Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Suriname», John Gabriel Stedman, 1796 / © William Blake Archive
  • A Saamaka boy with a parrot, participant in the Gaama’s funeral in Asindoopo / Suriname A Saamaka boy with a parrot, participant in the Gaama’s funeral in Asindoopo / Suriname
  • Gaama Aboikoni’s coffin leaves the house of death on burial day / Asindoopo / Suriname Gaama Aboikoni’s coffin leaves the house of death on burial day / Asindoopo / Suriname
  • Papakente, a Ndyuka gold miner, shows off his rings / Chinese market in front of Grand Santi / Suriname Papakente, a Ndyuka gold miner, shows off his rings / Chinese market in front of Grand Santi / Suriname
  • Aluku Captain Pierre Sida, wearing the traditional uniform, at present challanged by administrative authorities / Family house / Apatou / French Guiana Aluku Captain Pierre Sida, wearing the traditional uniform, at present challanged by administrative authorities / Family house / Apatou / French Guiana
  • «Narrative, of a Five Years’ Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Suriname», John Gabriel Stedman, 1796 / © William Blake Archive «Narrative, of a Five Years’ Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Suriname», John Gabriel Stedman, 1796 / © William Blake Archive
  • Adrien Ajintoena in trance during the Komanti ceremony in Charvein, French Guiana Adrien Ajintoena in trance during the Komanti ceremony in Charvein, French Guiana
  • Jeanine, a Marron and Lumin Sophie College student / Saint-Laurent du Maroni / French Guiana Jeanine, a Marron and Lumin Sophie College student / Saint-Laurent du Maroni / French Guiana
  • An Amerindian child touching a Walt Disney castle on Maroon Day / City of Albina, Suriname An Amerindian child touching a Walt Disney castle on Maroon Day / City of Albina, Suriname
  • Young Maroons playing in the public swimming pool of Saint-Laurent du Maroni Young Maroons playing in the public swimming pool of Saint-Laurent du Maroni
  • A house of the Maroon village project of Charbonnière / Saint-Laurent du Maroni / French Guiana A house of the Maroon village project of Charbonnière / Saint-Laurent du Maroni / French Guiana
  • Onis, a young Ndyuka in Maripasoula / French Guiana Onis, a young Ndyuka in Maripasoula / French Guiana