Sugar cane

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Basket Making

Bamboo basket was symbol of economic freedom. ... were considerable numbers of free Indians in Natal in addition to the indentured. ... The craft of basket weaving using bamboo became popular for some families as these ...

Dairy farming 1981 to 1984
Early Implements issued to the Indentured labourers for use in their daily work

Early Implements issued to the Indentured labourers for use in their daily work

Early Indenture Indian families

Image of early Indentured Indian Labour in the Colony of Natal

Filling sugar in bags

Workers in the storage area on a Sugar Mill

Gopalall Hurbans

Gopallal Hurbans was a sugar cane farmer and vice-president of the Natal Indian Congress. He was also the chairman of the Natal Vigilance Committee which protested against the Group Areas Act.

Hurbans and Kassie Families

Families from Tongaat

Indian Family outside hut

Beyond indenture and until the 1960s, the majority of the descendants of the Indian indentured continued to experience abnormal family life ...

Letter written by Anthony Wilkinson to his Father William September 1862
Loading cane

Workers loading the cane on the cane field


Sugar cane flourished so much in Natal that the first mill was set up on the Compensation flats in 1850. As sugar became a larger crop in about ...


Nelson Mandela Receiving the Freedom of the Town of Tongaat 21 October 1994
Old train in Sugar Fields

Trains were used to transport sugar cane

Sugar cane

Loading sugar cane

Sugar Cane Crops 1981 to 1985
Sugar Cane Cutting

he majority of Indian South Africans are the descendants of indentured workers brought to Natal between 1860 and 1911 to develop the sugar indus

Sugar cane fields

Labourers on the Cane fields

Sugar Mill - 1900 - Overport Hartley

Hartley's Mill started crushing in 1874. At the end of 1880, Hartley's Overport Sugar and Coffee Estate

Tongaat Secondary

School in Tongaat


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