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Archaeology in T&T: Then and Now

Archaeology in T&T: Then and Now

  Figure 1 Left: Excavations at St Joseph conducted by Irving Rouse c1950, Right Above: The Red House Excavations led by Basil A. Reid 2013, Right Center: Human Remains found at Banwari Trace Archaeological Site, Right Below: Underwater Excavations at Rockley Bay...

Heritage Lost: Greyfriars Church of Scotland

Heritage Lost: Greyfriars Church of Scotland

On the 1st August 1985, to commemorate the abolition of slavery, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago declared Emancipation Day a national holiday. On this Emancipation Day, we take a brief look into one of the important sites for the Anti-Slavery movement in...

Freed Africans Post Emancipation

Freed Africans Post Emancipation

Activities of the Freed Africans in the Post-Emancipation Period (Part 2) Growth of the Peasantry The post-emancipation period saw the rise of the peasantry in the Caribbean. Farming and trade were business opportunities for formerly enslaved people. In Trinidad, the...

Emancipation: A stifled or rapid exit?

Emancipation: A stifled or rapid exit?

Activities of the Freed Africans in the Post-Emancipation Period. (Part 1) Emancipation: A stifled or rapid exit? The Emancipation Bill passed in British parliament in 1833, brought the end of slavery in 1834. However, a new system of slavery commenced. The...

Tubal Uriah “Buzz” Butler: Man of the People

Tubal Uriah “Buzz” Butler: Man of the People

Notwithstanding a bounty of $500 on his head, a strikingly large sum in 1937, Tubal Uriah “Buzz” Butler had successfully dodged capture by the colonial authorities.[i] Neither low wages, unemployment,  nor a contracting economy aggravated by the global Economic...

Health Concerns during Indian Indentureship in Trinidad

Health Concerns during Indian Indentureship in Trinidad

By Maya Doyle, Ashleigh Morris and Karishma Nanhu This article is part of the National Trusts’ month-long tribute to commemorate the 175th anniversary of Indian Indentureship in Trinidad.  Through a series of ongoing blog posts the Trust has explored the journey of...

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