Investigating the “Taíno” ancestry of the Jamaican Maroons: a new genetic (DNA), historical, and multidisciplinary analysis and case study of the Accompong Town Maroons

@article{Fuller2018InvestigatingT,
  title={Investigating the “Ta{\'i}no” ancestry of the Jamaican Maroons: a new genetic (DNA), historical, and multidisciplinary analysis and case study of the Accompong Town Maroons},
  author={Harcourt Fuller and Jada Benn Torres},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies / Revue canadienne des {\'e}tudes latino-am{\'e}ricaines et cara{\"i}bes},
  year={2018},
  volume={43},
  pages={47 - 78}
}
  • H. Fuller, Jada Benn Torres
  • Published 2 January 2018
  • Sociology
  • Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies / Revue canadienne des études latino-américaines et caraïbes
ABSTRACT While scholars like Henry Louis Gates, Jr., have popularized the use of genetic data (DNA) as a source of African American history and ancestry, similar studies are lacking for other peoples of African descent. The current study is an interdisciplinary, collaborative research project undertaken by a historian of Africa and the African diaspora in the Americas and a genetic anthropologist. Methodologically, we incorporate traditional sources of historical inquiry, as well as oral… 
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