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East Indian girls preparing rice, Jamaica [date unknown]

East Indian girls preparing rice, Jamaica [date unknown] Image from the National Library of Jamaica Photograph Collection (Baille Collection)

East Indians in Jamaica    http://www.anngel.com/ACIJ/history-indian.htm

East Indians in Jamaica http://www.anngel.com/ACIJ/history-indian.htm

East Indians arrived on the island between 1845 and 1921. They were of the Hindu faith. When slavery was abloshed in Jamaica, the Europeans used them and the Chinese as a source of free/cheap labor.

East Indians arrived on the island between 1845 and They were of the Hindu faith. When slavery was abloshed in Jamaica, the Europeans used them and the Chinese as a source of free/cheap labor.

Every member of the Indian indentured immigrant family had to work in the cane  fields

Every member of the Indian indentured immigrant family had to work in the cane fields

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