Maroons are descendants of Africans in the Americas who formed settlements away from slavery. They often mixed with indigenous peoples, eventually evolving into separate creole cultures[1] such as the Garifuna and the Mascogos.

Maroons surprised by dogs (1893) (Brussels) by Louis Samain.
An 18th century illustration of a Maroon
Regions with significant populations
North and South America
Creole languages
African diasporic religions
Related ethnic groups
Maroon peoples

Black Seminoles, Bushinengue, Jamaican Maroons, Kalungas, Palenqueros, Quilombola
Historical groups

Cimarron people
Great Dismal Swamp maroons
Ndyuka man bringing the body of a child before a shaman. Suriname, 1955

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