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Coolie Art Forms of Guyana Front and Interior Panels

Rajkumari Singh produced an evening of dance, song, poetry, plays and art to celebrate the reinvented cultural traditions of indentured Indians in Guyana. "Coolie Art Forms of Guyana" included a reading of her poem "Per Ajie." The program contained an ad from rum-maker D'Aguiar's, which promises a "bellyful of happiness."

The interior panels of the program for the cultural event tell us who participated. The participants included poet Mahadai Das and fiction writer Rooplall Monar, who are among Guyana's earliest and most beloved and respected writers of Indian origin.

Subject(s): Chitra and Pritha Singh
Type: Event Program
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program

Collection: Gaiutra Bahadur Fellowship Project
Donor: Chitra Singh
Digitizer: Gaiutra Bahadur
Item History: 2020-08-27 (created); 2020-08-27 (modified)

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