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Happy Indian Arrival Day To my Guyanese brothers and sisters May 6, 2017

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Aunty Chalma, 89, is the oldest surviving worker of the Leonora Sugar Estate. Her parents were born in India and came to Guyana to work on the sugar plantations. Aunty Chalma cut the ribbon to open the open-air museum on Indian indentureship at the Indian Monument Gardens in Georgetown this afternoon. While today is Arrival Day in recognition of all the peoples who came to Guyana, it remains Indian Arrival Day in recognition of the first set of Indian workers who came to then British Guiana on May 5, 1838.
(This info is from FB) I thought it is so appropriate.
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