In Our Own Words
Our Board Secretary, Odessa Devi Despot, wrote this wonderful piece on Indo-Caribbean women migrants for the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA):
I was born on the small Caribbean island of Trinidad. I spent the first ten years of my childhood on that island, bathing in the waters of the Caribbean Sea, basking in the sun of the tropics, riding my bike against blue skies and green mountains. I knew that place very well. My Asian Indian ancestors were indentured servants to the British Crown and had settled that village in the early 1900s.
Read more on SAADA's website: http://www.saadigitalarchive.org/tides/article/20131008-3188