Research: Surinameā€™s Maroons 98 percent African

By Marvin Hokstam PARAMARIBO — Of all descendants of Africans who were kidnapped to be enslaved in the Western Hemisphere, the Maroons of Suriname have preserved their African genetic heritage the best, a study has shown. The research, of which the results debuted last week in the American Journal of Human Genetics, states that the … Lees meer