Articles tagged indentured labor
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Why I Will Never Celebrate Indian Arrival Day

By Rajiv Mohabir | June 2, 2016 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Indentured labor in the Caribbean marked the beginning of disease, dependencies, prejudices, and ills that continue to plague Indo-Caribbean communities

A Coolie Woman’s Work is Never Done

By Annie Paul | March 31, 2014 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

Gaiutra Bahadur unearths buried stories of indenture—those of women who battled rigid patriarchy on either side of the black water.

What Kind of New World Would This Be?

By Gaiutra Bahadur | November 11, 2013 | Asian American Writers' Workshop

An excerpt from Coolie Woman, Gaiutra Bahadur’s new book about hidden histories of indentured labor migration

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