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Shepherd, Verene A.
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Department of History and Archaeology
Title
Grounding with Tacky on history, heritage and culture
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2005
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Tacky Day Commemoration Lecture in Port Maria, Jamaica, April 5, 2005
Abstract
Lecture in the form of a letter to Tacky, rehearsing the ways in which the people of St. Mary have kept the memory of his heroic struggles before the public gaze and showcases his wonderful life of agency. Demonstrates that others carried on the culture of resistance to which he contributed and called for him to be declared a National hero. Looks at what he and other Africans in St. Mary endured and accomplished.....
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