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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

Painting of Sugar and other occupations of Indentured Indians in Natal

By 1904, there were over 1 300 employers of indentured Indians in Natal.

Painting Arrival of Indians

Painting of Arrival of Indians in Natal

Natal Sugar Belt

The Natal Coastal Belt,owing to its peculiar environment and comparative isolation from the remainder of the country, presents ... rise until 1960, and absolute decline only occurred in ... the North coast, twenty-seven sugar mills were in opera-.

Indians disembarking

The arrival and settlement of Indentured Indians in Natal inevitably paved way for 'free' ... When he attempted to disembark at the Point, together ...

Indian Immigrants at the Bluff, Durban

rrival of the first indentured Indians, an event that was to have far-reaching results for the ... labour and would thus be a useful immigrant in the colony where ... brought ashore in small boats and then transferred to the Depot on the. Bluff.

Immigrants arriving at Port Natal in 1900

The Colony of Natal was a British colony in south-eastern Africa. It was proclaimed a British ... The next step was taken by the settlers at the port,

Arrival of Indians in Boats

THE INDENTURED IMMIGRANTS WHO SPOKE TAMIL AND TELUGU ... THIS 2 X 2 METRE MURAL FORMS A SPECIAL TRIBUTE ...

Indenture labourers arrive in boats in Port Natal

Approximately 152,184 indentured Indians arrived under the scheme of indenture ... The ports of Madras and Calcutta served as the points of embarkation. ...

Places Indians came from

Between 1842 and 1870 a total of 525,482 Indians emigrated to the British and French Colonies.

Areas Indenture Indians emigrated

Between 1842 and 1870 a total of 525,482 Indians emigrated to the British and French Colonies.

Sugar cane crusher

Farmer over looks the Sugarcane crusher in the early 1900s

Indentured Indians in the Sugar Field

The Indians were sent to work on the sugar cane fields, railways or to work as special servants, ayahs (Nannies) for the White children, waiters or cooks. The Indians lived in atrocious conditions , their wages were low and sometimes they were not paid.

The arrival of Indians in Natal by Boats.

arrival of the first indentured Indians, an event that was to have far-reaching results for the Colony of Natal. The first ships arrived in November 1860 having left ...

Women working on the Cane fields

Cutting cane in 40 cm sets.

Less privileged women who had to work in the fields or move about as ... In the case of one woman who set fire to cane-fields on the Natal ...

Old train in Sugar Fields

Trains were used to transport sugar cane

Dancers at the 1860 Celebration

1860 Commemorations at Durban on the 16th November 1980 - Saiva Sithantha Sungum

Dancers at the 1860 Celebration

1860 Commemorations at Durban on the 16th November 1980 - Saiva Sithantha Sungum

Memorial service at the Saiva Sithantha Sungum

1860 Commemorations at Durban on the 16th November 1980 - Saiva Sithantha Sungum

Speech by TP Naidoo

1860 Commemorations at Durban on the 16th November 1980 - Saiva Sithantha Sungum

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