In 1553, residents of Santo Domingo still remembered how Black maroon leader Sebastián Lemba’s head was exhibited in the city’s public square

Title

In 1553, residents of Santo Domingo still remembered how Black maroon leader Sebastián Lemba’s head was exhibited in the city’s public square

Subject

Early colonial Santo Domingo

Description

Manuscript

Source

España. Ministerio de Cultura, Archivo General de Indias|CUNY Dominican Studies Institute
España. Ministerio de Cultura, Archivo General de Indias

Date

1533
1533

Rights

Ministerio de Cultura, Educación y Deporte, Spain

Format

Hand-written manuscript on paper

Identifier

DSI0136

Coverage

16th Century
Seville

Files

22194235-Panel-13.jpg

Collection

Citation

“In 1553, residents of Santo Domingo still remembered how Black maroon leader Sebastián Lemba’s head was exhibited in the city’s public square,” Dominican Studies Institute, accessed May 16, 2021, http://ccnydigitalscholarship.org/dsi-blacks-in-america/items/show/136.