Origins of marronage: Mitochondrial lineages of Jamaica's Accompong Town Maroons

@article{Madrilejo2015OriginsOM,
  title={Origins of marronage: Mitochondrial lineages of Jamaica's Accompong Town Maroons},
  author={Nicole Madrilejo and H. Lombard and Jada Benn Torres},
  journal={American Journal of Human Biology},
  year={2015},
  volume={27}
}
The Accompong Town Maroons are descendants of enslaved Africans who successfully waged war against British colonial rule and established an independent community in western Jamaica. There are discrepancies regarding Accompong Town Maroon ancestry with some scholars noting ancestry from both Africans and Taínos, Jamaica's indigenous population, while other scholars only acknowledge African ancestry. We considered the mitochondrial lineages of contemporary Accompong Town Maroons to address the… Expand
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