Tres Cuentos Podcast

26- San Basilio de Palenque - Afro Latino Narrative - Colombia

April 03, 2020 Carolina Quiroga-Stultz Season 9
Tres Cuentos Podcast
26- San Basilio de Palenque - Afro Latino Narrative - Colombia
Chapters
00:00:00
Opening story
00:01:30
Welcome
00:03:37
The king of the arcabuco
00:15:33
The queen and the captain
00:20:42
The captain of the confederation
00:33:01
Let's talk about the stories
00:45:19
A poem to Africa
Tres Cuentos Podcast
26- San Basilio de Palenque - Afro Latino Narrative - Colombia
Apr 03, 2020 Season 9
Carolina Quiroga-Stultz

The maroon community, San Basilio de Palenque, did not rise one day out of nowhere. To become recognized as an autonomous and free community, it had to fall and rise many times under the leadership of many and under different names. These are some of their stories. Later, we will talk more about one of the maroon heroes and how the palenques were the space in which runaway slaves and their offspring reinvented their world from their African roots and pointed the way to their freedom.

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The maroon community, San Basilio de Palenque, did not rise one day out of nowhere. To become recognized as an autonomous and free community, it had to fall and rise many times under the leadership of many and under different names. These are some of their stories. Later, we will talk more about one of the maroon heroes and how the palenques were the space in which runaway slaves and their offspring reinvented their world from their African roots and pointed the way to their freedom.

Read the transcript

Opening story
Welcome
The king of the arcabuco
The queen and the captain
The captain of the confederation
Let's talk about the stories
A poem to Africa