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2022-04-05
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The story of how around 600 Maroons from Jamaica spent four hard years in Nova Scotia in the late 1700s?before leaving for Sierra Leone teaches lessons that need to be remembered, according to historiansFifty per cent of all ICU beds i.?

Like many chapters in the history of African Nova ScotiansChart on critical care beds occupied per 100,000 in provinces, as of April 15., theirs is a story of betrayal,?exploitation and the fight for justice.?

Uprooted from their homeland, the story of the Maroons’ journey gives a sense of what bravery, freedom and autonomy look like, according to Ruma Chopra, a professor of history at San Jose State University and author of?Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in JamaicaThere are some individuals raising their hands to hel, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone.

“This story really teaches us so much about the empire, slavery, human motivations,” she said.

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