“THE MAROON’S OATH” BY PHIL “DA POMPEY” FIXICO :NORTH AMERICAN MAROON REPRESENTATIVE OF THE MAROON WOMEN CHAMBER OF COOPERATION AND UNITED NATIONS DELEGATE TO THE UN PERMANENT FORUM ON INDIGENOUS ISSUES FOR 2019

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The Maroons’s Oath” “We Maroons and descendants of Maroons do solemly promise to study our ancestors history and to live our life in a manner that gives honor to the memory of our freedom fighting ancestors.We are aware that their story is held in the minds and hearts of our elders. They are our Oral Historians and we should always hear their stories with great reverence andrespect. we also are grateful to : researchers, scholars,teachers and students who are interested enough to learn about Maroons and Maroon History.we do agree that our magnificent story springs from Africa,and from the great diaspora of the Western Hemisphere. A history that was written during difficult times that required hard choices of brave souls whose greatest weapons were their traditions, beliefs, courage and determination to survive and to maintain their hard won FREEDOM. We are thankful to receive these gifts as our inheritance and we proudly pass them on to our future descendants. By Phil “Pompey” Fixico Seminole Maroon and the Maroon Womens Chamber of Cooperation’s :North American Maroon Representative 2019

Honor and Respect, Phil “Pompey” Fixico, Seminole Maroon Descendant, Founder/President of the Semiroon Historical Society , member of the L.A. Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers 9th & 10th horse) Cavalry, Private-Sector-Partner of the National Underground Railroad/Network to Freedom 1998 Act , North American Representative to the Caribbean’s Maroon Women’s Chamber of Cooperation and is featured in the Smithsonian Institution’s , book and exhibit, entitled: “indiVisible”: African-Native Americans in the Americas

 

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