Vincentian publishes guide concerning the historical past of Indo-Vincentians – •

[Many thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.] Loop Information just lately featured Tales from our Indian Elders, by Dornald Lenroy Thomas

Dornald Lenroy Thomas of St Vincent and the Grenadines has revealed a guide on the historical past of Indians who journeyed from India to St Vincent and the story of their descendants. 

The guide ‘Tales from Our Indian Elders’ is on the market now, bringing collectively data from a number of sources, interviews and commentary from the writer, in an easy-to-understand model. 

The writer of the guide who’s from Richland Park, St Vincent, now resides in Istanbul, Turkey however is concerned with initiatives and organisations linked with St Vincent and the Grenadines. 

The guide summarises the situations that existed each in India and St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) earlier than the primary Indians braved the seas to journey to the Caribbean Island.  

Readers will see the the reason why they embark on this journey and are advised about their lives after touchdown and their descendants’ lives during the last hundred and sixty years. Eight interviews with Indian Elders are featured together with the prevailing information to corroborate and authenticate this historical past.  

The guide additionally reveals how Indians in SVG and within the diaspora can join with their present households in India and appears at future relationship potentialities between SVG and India.  

The guide goals to assist fill the literary hole that has existed over time concerning the historical past and lifetime of the Indians of SVG. The writer says will probably be very helpful to college students and others who need to be taught extra concerning the matter.  

In response to Dr Adrian Fraser, former Head of the College of the West Indies Open Campus, this guide “…is basically for all Vincentians for the reason that Indian inhabitants is a big a part of the nation and has made worthwhile contributions to general nationwide growth…”  It’s “…a helpful doc for all Vincentians interested by Vincentian historical past and nationhood”. 

The paperback is now at Bowman’s Pharmacy, Kingstown, St Vincent or on Amazon in Kindle, paperback and hardcover codecs.  

The guide can be out there in Trinidad by means of Dr Kumar Mahabir from

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Tales from our Indian Elders
Dornald Lenroy Thomas
174 pages
ISBN 978-6250002018

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