Frank Lumsden, leader of eastern Jamaican Maroon village of Charles Town, dies at 73

August 19, 2015 10:24 PM

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Frank Lumsden, a Jamaican who worked as a commodities trader in Chicago before returning to focus on reviving the Caribbean island's Maroon culture, has died. He was 73.

Lumsden was the "colonel" of the Windward Maroon community of Charles Town, one of Jamaica's four semi-autonomous Maroon tracts.

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