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Estelusti: The Longest Roast to Brackettville, Texas USA

Each September, In Memory of the Disbandment of
Each September, In Memory of the Disbandment of
The Seminole-Negro Indian Scout Detachment
The Seminole-Negro Indian Scout Detachment
In 1914,
In 1914,
Our Seminole Community Gathers
Our Seminole Community Gathers
To Remember Their Indian Scout Ancestors.
To Remember Their Indian Scout Ancestors.
Their Cemetery is Always the Centerpiece
Their Cemetery is Always the Centerpiece
Of That Celebration.
Of That Celebration.
Whether We Call Ourselves
Whether We Call Ourselves
Estelusti Freedmen, Black Seminoles, Maroons,
Estelusti Freedmen, Black Seminoles, Maroons,
Los Mascogos Indios, or Seminoles,
Los Mascogos Indios, or Seminoles,
We Do Confirm That Our Collective Story Springs From America, Africa and Mexico.
We Do Confirm That Our Collective Story Springs From America, Africa and Mexico.
A Story Written During Difficult Times
A Story Written During Difficult Times
Requiring Hard Choices of Souls Whose Only Weapons
Requiring Hard Choices of Souls Whose Only Weapons
Were Their Beliefs, Courage and Determination to Survive.
Were Their Beliefs, Courage and Determination to Survive.