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In Search of 'The Children of the Wind': A Journey to Chattisgarh

Lal, Brij


Brij V. Lal from Australian National University, Canberra tried to search those people of Indian origin who had migrated from Chattisgarh to settle in Fiji. Brij V. Lal started his journey in search of Fiji girmitiyas (indentured laborers) in 1977, as part of his doctoral dissertation on the origins of Fiji's North Indian migrants. During the course of his research, he read and coded each and every one of the forty-five thousand Emigration Passes and computer analyzed them. It was a hectic job,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: South Asia-Journal of South Asia Studies
DOI: 10.1080/00856401.2013.777498


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