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Jamaican Maroons.  Maroons in New Nanny Town, Jamaica: The word Maroon describes people who escaped slavery by seeking refuge in the mountains; it comes from the Spanish word cimarrón meaning people who live on mountain tops. The Maroons successfully escaped their plantations and formed independent militas/communities of free people. In some instances, the Maroon were so feared that some colonizers were forced to sue for peace.

Jamaican Maroons. Maroons in New Nanny Town, Jamaica: The word Maroon describes people who escaped slavery by seeking refuge in the mountains; it comes from the Spanish word cimarrón meaning people who live on mountain tops. The Maroons successfully escaped their plantations and formed independent militas/communities of free people. In some instances, the Maroon were so feared that some colonizers were forced to sue for peace.

Most people know about Jamaica’s most popular waterfalls like Dunns River, however, there are other Jamaican waterfalls located are all over the island.

Most people know about Jamaica’s most popular waterfalls like Dunns River, however, there are other Jamaican waterfalls located are all over the island.

Arthur Stanley Wint was the first Jamaican Gold medalist, winning the 400m at London 1948 Olympic Summer Games

Arthur Stanley Wint was the first Jamaican Gold medalist, winning the 400m at London 1948 Olympic Summer Games

Jamaica National Costume.  I need to educate my girls and myself on my Jamaican history.

Jamaica National Costume. I need to educate my girls and myself on my Jamaican history.

This is my carefully-selected collection of Sweet, Adorable Girls. It celebrates the beauty of girls of all colors, shapes, styles and ages. This blog will not contain nudity. If you have a question or would like an image removed, please ask.