Maroon Herbalist In remote parts of Jamaica, people known as Maroons has maintained a way of life distinct from the rest of the island nation. Maroons are descendants of slaves and Jamaican natives who have lived in rugged country for centuries. Commentator Michael Ivey spent some time among the Maroon people this year -- and found practitoners of Maroon herbalism. (7:45)

For more information on Port Antonio, Jamaica, take a look at the Unique Destinations Web site.

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Maroon Herbalist

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Maroon Herbalist

Maroon Herbalist

Maroon Herbalist

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In remote parts of Jamaica, people known as Maroons has maintained a way of life distinct from the rest of the island nation. Maroons are descendants of slaves and Jamaican natives who have lived in rugged country for centuries. Commentator Michael Ivey spent some time among the Maroon people this year — and found practitoners of Maroon herbalism. (7:45)

For more information on Port Antonio, Jamaica, take a look at the Unique Destinations Web site.