Indian Arrival Day commemorative magazine 2001

Successes and failures of the Indian community

Indo-Caribbean Cultural Council (ICC) wishes to announce the publication and sale of its latest magazine commemorating Indian Heritage Month (May 2001) in Trinidad and Tobago (Caribbean). The theme of this magazine which marks the arrival of East Indians from India to Trinidad during indentureship (1845-1917) is Navigating Space in the Ports of Power.


  • Successes and failures of the Indian community [editorial]
  • Message from the Prime Minister, Honourable Basdeo Panday
  • Message from the Minister of Human Development, Youth and Culture, Honourable Ganga Singh
  • Message from the Minister of Education, Honourable Kamla Persad Bissessar
  • A celebration of our heritage By Sat Maharaj
  • Indians have come a long way, and there is still far to go by Attish Kanhai
  • The real reason why Indians left India by Dr Gita Bajpai
  • Tracing the roots of my family (his) tree by Roodal C. Ramoutar
  • Old man Gayah – he gained freedom with his be grimed hands by Shanta Singh – Ramjattan
  • USA Indians salute the success of Caribbean Indians by Mangalam Bhavatu
  • Dada, Jahuran, Shukriya (poem) by Amerone Wajadally
  • Indian newspapers in Trinidad started a cultural renaissance by Dr Shameen Ali
  • Indian art in Trinidad – the paintings of Alladhin and Boodhoo by Praveen Ramkissoon
  • Is the media indifferent to Indian culture? by Govinda Roopchand
  • East-Chalo Trinidad- a local movie in the making by Jang B. Bhagirathee
  • The persistence of an Indian identity in Trinidad by D. Parsuram Maharaj
  • Are we Indians, Trinidadians or Indo-Trinidadians? by Joseph Gopaul
  • Is Trinidad going the way of Fiji? by Dr George Dhanny
  • How “doubles” was invented in Trinidad by Al Ramsawak
  • UNC Government funding and Indian culture by Gregory Diethrich
  • Indians in Belmont long ago by Edna McBarnett – Soverall
  • Arrival Day Song (poem) by Sheila Ramdass
  • To Those Who Came (poem) by Walid Baksh
  • Ode To The Past (poem) by Angela Teelucksingh
  • Are Indian intellectuals afraid? By Ganga Persaud
  • Tatoos – an old Indian custom now in fashion by Reshma C. Ramsaroop
  • Why the silence on the ethnic violence in Guyana? by Balgobin Ramdeen
  • Confusing Racism with Marxism in Guyana By Ravi Dev
May 2001. 11 x 8 ½ inches. Glossy paper.
48 pages with advertisements and articles.

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