Hard labour hardens migrants

Contrary to popular opinion, indentured Indian labourers brought into Fiji as Girmityas were not of low social origins but represented a fair cross-section of rural Indian population, according to Australian National University History Professor Brij Lal. “It is suggested that the strata from which most of them originated were increasingly being subjected to unprecedented changes brought about by British penetration…

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Tenacity meets with ambition

Small and medium enterprises form the core of New Zealand’s economy and the manageable size of most companies are often cited as an advantage in weathering through commercial storms and market fluctuations. The Indo-Fijian community is a proud and successful participant in the vast canvas of commercial and industrial entities and the success of these enterprises is not only acknowledged…

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