Heinl p. 55-56 on Hyacinthe
Important source: Fouchard book: THE HATIAN MAROONS
Medor (p. 90) responsible for many deaths by poisoning, was opposed to slavery.
Jerome ( Poteau) Telemaque uprising of 1786
Marabout born of mulatto and black parents
Price: p. 1 note 1. "The English word 'maroon,'like the French 'marron,' derives from the Spanish 'cimarron.' As used in the New World, cimarron originally referred to domestic cattle that had taken to the hills in Hispanola
(Parry and Sherlock 1965: 14) and soon after to Indian slaves who had escaped from the Spanish as well (Franco 1968: 92). By the end of the 1530s, it was already beginning to refer primarily to Afro-American runaways
(Franco 1968: 93; see also Guillot 1961: 38), and had strong connotations of 'fierceness,' of being 'wild' and 'unbroken'. (Friederici 1960: 191-92.)
Parry, J.H. and P.M. Sherlock. 1965. A SHORT HISTORY OF THE WEST INDIES, 2nd edition. London, MacMillan.
Franco, Jose Luciano. 1968. "Cuatro siglos de lucha por la libertad: los palenques." In J.L. Franco LA PRESENCIA NEGRA EN EL NUEVO MUNDO. Havana: Casa de las Americas, pp. 91-135.
Guillot, Carlos Federico. 1961. NEGROS REBELDES Y NEGROS CIMARRONES (PERFIL AFRO-AMERICANO EN LA HISTORIA DEL NUEVO MUNDO DURANTE EL SIGLO XVI.) Montevideo: Farina Editores.
Friederici, Georg. 1960. AMERIKANISTISCHES WOTERBUCH UND HILFSWORTERBUCH FUR DEN AMERIKANISTEN. 2 Auflage. Hamburg: Cram, de Gruyter & Co.
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