#45475. Asked by TommyBundok. (Mar 19 04 2:44 PM)
Queen Nanny was the great 18th century leader of the Windward and Eastern Jamaican Maroons.
Mar 19 04, 5:07 PM
Queen Nanny, was like a Jamacian version of Harriet Tubman. A slave, she escaped with her five brothers. She organized a settlement in the Blue Mountains for escaped slaves to settle. In her lifetime she was credited with helping over 800 slaves to freedom.
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