The Republic of Suriname is one of the most culturally diverse countries on the continent of South America, situated on the North Eastern coast of South America. It possesses culturally rich districts and is a country that is very proud country of its heritage. There are nine Maroon tribes, who are descendants of African slaves who ran away from the plantations after being taken away from Africa during the slave-trading era. The Maroons have preserved their traditional way of life, and are fully engaged in the socio-economic development of the Republic of Suriname; in particular, it’s interior. The Saramaccan Maroons are at a spiritual crossroads.