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MULTICULTURAL CARIBBEAN

THE INDIA
N HERITAGE IN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

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PROTECTION OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE
is the theme of this magazine commemorating Indian Heritage Month and marking the arrival of Indians from India to Trinidad during Indentureship (1845-1917).

FROM THE TABLE OF CONTENTS :

  • The oral tradition of Indians in the Caribbean
  • What is Traditional Knowledge?
  • India Came to the Caribbean
  • Indian Arrival Day- A Journey to Tomorrow
  • Crossing the kala paani [dark waters] to the Caribbean
  • Indians and Africans came on the same ship
  • Want to trace your roots to India?
  • Will Indian Arrival Day ever be a holiday in Guyana?
  • Similarities between Indians in Trinidad and Fiji
  • Celebrating 50 years of Maha Sabha progress
  • The failure of Indian leadership in the Caribbean
  • Early Indians in law
  • The Hosay massacre in Trinidad in 1884
  • Creating a catalogue of Indo-Caribbean Writers
  • Indo-Trinidadian Contribution to Literature, 1850-1950
  • Sundar Popo a true true Trinidadian
  • In the defence of daal [spilt peas]
  • 'Becoming More Indian'
  • Indian Woman
  • In Honour of East Indian Arrival Day [poem]
  • Indian culture in architecture

June 2002. 11 x 8 P inches. Glossy paper.
58 pages with advertisements and articles. US$8 (handling and foreign postage). Checks or money order payable to Indo-Caribbean Cultural Council.

Contact : Indo-Caribbean Cultural Council (ICC)
Swami Avenue, Don Miguel Rd.,
San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
Tel: (868) 675-7707 Tel/fax: (868) 674-6008
mahab@tstt.net.tt
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Descendants of immigrants from India
now comprise about half of the population of the multi-ethnic Republic
of Trinidad & Tobago
(1.3 million)
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BOOKS
on East Indian culture
in the Caribbean.

THE CARIBS
of Trinidad & Tobago

TRINIDADIANS
by Merle Hodge, novelist, author of 'Crick Crack Monkey'

COMMUNITIES
in Trinidad & Tobago


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- Paul Valéry.




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