Suriname Slave Rebellion Among Creoles

In this post I want to address slave rebellions that did not involve joining one of the maroon tribes in Suriname.

First I want to deal with an issue that confuses many locals as well as foreigners, namely the question: Why didn’t all the slaves join the maroon tribes?

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Slave Uprising – Tempati Rebellion – Ndyuka

One of the most significant uprisings in Suriname was the Tempati Rebellion. This rebellion later grew into one of the most powerful maroon groups, the Ndyuka.

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The Tempati uprising of 1757. Continue reading