maroons

The Real Resistance to Slavery in North America

A text by Russell Maroon Shoatz/s on historical resistance to slavery in North America. The attached PDF collects this essay together with "The Dragon and The Hydra" and an introduction looking at the relevance of Shoatz's thought to anarchists.

The Dragon and the Hydra: A Historical Study of Organizational Methods

Tacky's War

Investigation by Russell Maroon Shoatz into the methods of organisation used by maroons in Suriname and Jamaica, and the conflict between hierarchical and decentralised forms of organisation in the Haitian revolution.

Christmas day freedom fighters: hidden history of the Seminole anticolonial struggle - William Katz

On Christmas day in 1837, the Africans and Native Americans who formed Florida’s Seminole Nation defeated a vastly superior U.S. invading army bent on cracking this early rainbow coalition and returning the Africans to slavery.