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Speakers List

          This is a selected list of scholars, Maroon community leaders, and Maroon artists who are knowledgeable about Maroon history and cultures and who can be contacted about giving talks or workshops in conjunction with the exhibition. Fees and travel must be arranged with each individual. Please contact speakers as early as possible in advance of your desired date.

SURINAME AND FRENCH GUIANA

Dr. Thomas Polimé
Egelantier 30
4102 XD Culemborg
The Netherlands
Tel. 345-519700

  • Dr. Polimé is an anthropologist of Maroon origin who has done extensive research and community work with the Maroon communities in Suriname and French Guiana. He is co-curator for the exhibition Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas and is the curator of the permanent collection and exhibition on Maroon cultures in the Americas at the Museum of Ethnography in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Dr. Richard Price and Dr. Sally Price
Anthropologists

Anse Chaudiere
97217 Anses D'Arlet
Martinique

c/o William and Mary College
Department of Anthropology
Williamsburg, VA 23185

  • Drs. Richard and Sally Price are scholars on Maroon cultures in Suriname and French Guiana. They have published numerous books and articles about the Maroon cultures, their history and arts.

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

  • Mr. Frantzoon is a Saramaka traditional artist, activist, and community scholar.

JAMAICAN MAROONS

Dr. Kenneth Bilby
3 Mount Rutsen Road
Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Tel. (914) 876-1790
Fax. (914) 876-1587

  • Dr. Bilby is an anthropologist and ethnomusicologist who has done extensive research on the Maroon communities in Jamaica, Suriname, and French Guiana. He is a co-curator of the exhibition Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas.

Mr. Charles Aarons
Moore Town Post Office
Portland, Jamaica

  • Mr Aarons is a Windward Maroon herbalist.

Ex-Colonel C. L. G. Harris
Moore Town Post Office
Portland, Jamaica

  • Ex-Colonel Harris was the leader of Leeward Maroons in Jamaica until 1994.

Ex-Colonel M. L. Wright
Accompong Town Post Office
St. Elisabeth, Jamaica

  • Ex-colonel Wright was the leader of the Windward Maroons in Accompong in Jamaica until 1994.

SEMINOLE MAROONS

Dr. Ian Hancock
Department of Linguistics
University of Texas,
Calhun Building #501
Austin, Texas 78712
Tel. (512) 471-1701

  • Dr. Hancock is Professor of Linguistics and English at the University of Texas, Austin. His has done extensive research on the distinct language maintained by the Seminole Maroons in Texas.

Dr. Shirley Mock
Curator
Institute of Texan Cultures
University of Texas
801 S. Bowie Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Tel. (210) 458-2337

  • Dr. Mock is a curator at the Institute of Texan Cultures in Texas and has done extensive research among the Seminole Maroon community in Texas and the Garífuna Maroons in Belize, Central America. She has curated numerous exhibitions and has developed public and community-based programs among the Seminole Maroons in both San Antonio and Brackettville, Texas and in Nacimiento de Los Negros in Mexico.

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

  • Dr. Mulroy is the author of the book Freedom on the Border: The Seminole Maroons in Florida, the Indian Territory, Coahuila, and Texas (1993). He has done extensive research on the Seminole Maroon communities along the Texas/Mexico border.

Dr. Diana Baird N'Diaye
Curator
Center for Folklife & Cultural Heritage
Smithsonian Institution,
955 L'Enfant Plaza, Suite 1500
Washington, DC 20560
Tel. (202) 287-3284
Fax. (202) 287-3529

  • Dr. N'Diaye is a cultural specialist and curator at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution. She is a co-curator for the exhibition Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas.

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

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

Mrs. Ethel Warrior
228 Linda Vista Street
Del Rio, TX 78840
Tel. (830) 775-7097

  • Mrs Warrior is a community historian and specialist in Seminole Maroon traditional Foodways and women's traditions.

Mr. William "Dub" Warrior
228 Linda Vista Street
Del Rio, TX 78840
Tel. (830) 775-7097

  • Mr. Warrior is a Seminole Maroon community historian.