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Maroon Sounds : Educational Audiotape

Resource Directory

Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

  • The Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage has extensive photographic and audiovisual materials on Maroon cultures in the Americas. An appointment is required to use the Folklife Archives.

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

  • Smithsonian Folkways Recordings produced and has available for purchase the music from the Maroon Program of the 1992 American Folklife Festival and the recordings, Drums of Defiance: Music of the Jamaican Maroons, the Earliest Free Black Communities in the Americas (SF 40412) and Music from Saramaka (4225).

Museum voor Volkenkunde Rotterdam
(Museum of Ethnography)

Willemskade 25 3016 DM
Postbus 361 3000 AJ
Tel. 010.4111055
Fax. 010.4118331

  • The Museum of Ethnography in Rotterdam has valuable ethnographic, research and photographic collections from the Maroon cultures in Suriname and French Guiana.

Mr. Adiante Frantzoon
2624 St. Paul St., Apt. B4
Baltimore, MD 21218
Tel. (410) 243-5099

  • Mr. Frantzoon is Saramaka traditional artist, activist, and community scholar. He is a master woodcarver and promotes the preservation of woodcarving arts.

National Library of Jamaica
P.O.Box 823
Kingstown, Jamaica
Tel. (876) 967-2494
(876) 967-1526
Fax. (876) 922-5567

  • The National Library of Jamaica has within its holdings extensive research and photographic materials on the history of Jamaican Maroons, including a copy of the Laws of Jamaica, which includes a description of the treaties between Jamaican Maroons and British colonial authorities.

University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures
801 S. Bowie Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Tel. (210) 458-2337
Fax. (210) 458-2219

  • The University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures has in its archives extensive photographic, audiovisual, and research materials on the history and culture of the Seminole Maroon community along the United States and Mexican border.

Autry Museum of Western Heritage
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Tel. (213) 667-2000

  • The Autry Museum collection includes materials on the Seminole Maroon communities.

Alice Fae Lozano
1401 Parlo Street
Kerville, TX 78028
Tel. (210) 458-2337

  • Ms. Lozano is a quilt artist who teaches the traditional Seminole Maroon quilt-making techniques in Kelville, Brackettville, and San Antonio, Texas.