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Travels with TooyHistory, Memory, and the African American Imagination$
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Richard Price

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780226680583

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.001.0001

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Enstoolment 06302001

Enstoolment 06302001

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(p.48) Enstoolment 06302001
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Travels with Tooy
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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.003.0009

This chapter discusses Tooy's enstoolment as the first Saramaka captain of Cayenne, French Guiana on June 30, 2001. It describes the enstoolment celebration and Tooy's admission that he was worried about the envy and the sorcery his new position will inevitably bring. He also admitted that he was not at all sure about being a captain.

Keywords:   captain, Tooy, enstoolment, Samaraka, Cayenne, French Guiana, envy, sorcery

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