Developed by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

Exhibition curators: Dr. Diana Baird N’Diaye, Dr. Thomas Polime, and Dr. Ken Bilby; Maroon Community Advisors: Mr. Adiante Franzoon, Suriname, Mr. William Warrior, Seminoles, and Colonel C.L.G. Harris, Jamaica; Dr. Shirley Mock, UT Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Dr. Kevin Mulroy, Autry Museum of Western Heritage; Dr. Ian Hancock, University of Texas, Austin; National Library of Jamaica; and the Smithsonian Center for Museum Studies.

Other contributors: Ian Hancock, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; Sally Price, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University; Richard Price, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University; H. M. L. Libretto, District Commissioner of the Sipa Rwini District, Suriname; Shirley Mock, Ph.D., University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures at San Antonio; Angelica Delfina Sánchez, 1998 intern at SITES; Arianne Fischer, Heidi Gjerset, Linda Guin, Herbert Ruffin III, John Westerman, and Karen Weinstein, interns at the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage; Vivien Chen, Project Director, SITES; Smithsonian Folklife Archives; Smithsonian Center for Museum Studies, Smithsonian Folkways; Cobblestone Publishing Co, Philadelphia, PA

Designed, edited, and produced by the Office of Exhibit Central (OEC), Smithsonian Institution.

Teacher's guide

We hope these resources will enhance your visitors enjoyment of the exhibition.

Evelyn Figueroa - Project Director, Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Cultures in the Americas

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Design and editing : Romain Haug, Stephanie Smith, Katie Higgins, and Christine Parker.