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Beverley Carey shows a cutting on Jointa

"Beverley Carey, a Maroon herself and a historian, shows a cutting of Jointa, a bush used by the Maroons in preparing jerk pork. The smoke from the green leaves gives the meat a special flavour."

Cudjoe making peace with British

Maroon leader, Cudjoe, making peace with the British in 1738, by a large kindah tree.

Arrowroot plant, Scott's Hall Maroon

Resident of Scott's Hall in St. Mary, showing an arrowroot - an underground tuber popular to the area.

Waiting area of accused Scott's Hall maroons

Seating area where accused Scott's Hall Maroons of St. Mary, Jamaica, would sit while awaiting sentencing for crimes or indiscretions.