(Now that the non-Guyanese are discussing Guyaneseness, I think it’s necessary to take this article out of storage.) March 31, 2015 “I do not know if I am East Indian, Trinidadian or West Indian.” Sam Selvon, Opening Address to East Indians in the Caribbean Conference, University of the West Indies, Trinidad, 1979 While in the beginning I have not been overly concerned with being West … Continue reading Three into One definitely Can’t Go or Can it?
While I despise the use of an ethnic tag before my nationality, I do not deny my Indian heritage. I do not deny that my great great grandfather Anganou came to British Guiana, broke his back on a sugar plantation and perhaps died at peace in a foreign land that is now home to me. I embrace my heritage, I understand that it is part … Continue reading On Indianness and the PPP Trolls that prowl social media