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Author(s): Wim Hoogbergen

Journal: Nieuwe West-Indische Gids
ISSN 0028-9930

Volume: 63;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 175;
Date: 1989;
Original page

Keywords: Suriname | French Guiana | Maroons | Aluku | biographies | military history

ABSTRACT
Systematic outline of present information on Aluku, an important headman in the second war between the Boni-Maroons and the Dutch. The author uses the 1961 account of the Moravian brother Axwijk as a starting point. Then he introduces other secondary sources on the oral tradition of the Maroons as well as archival records to describe Aluku's life.
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