“The Race Leapt at Sauteurs”

@article{Newton2014TheRL,
  title={“The Race Leapt at Sauteurs”},
  author={M. Newton},
  journal={Caribbean Quarterly},
  year={2014},
  volume={60},
  pages={28 - 5}
}
  • M. Newton
  • Published 2014
  • History
  • Caribbean Quarterly
Introductionin march 2012, atop a hill on Balliceaux island in St Vincent and the Grenadines, Belizean-born Garifuna healer Lucia Ellis gave thanks for being alive. Balliceaux is an inhospitable place, devoid of fresh water, natural shelter and consumable plant life. In July 1796, British forces interned 4,776 prisoners on this desolate island, which was hours away from St Vincent even on a frigate. An epidemic swept through the camp and only 2,248 prisoners were still alive by March 1797, when… Expand
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