2019-20 Archival Creators Fellow Gaiutra Bahadur reflects on the culmination of her Fellowship, and the unexpected transformation of "The Things We Carried." Her project documented the Guyanese community descended from Indian indentured laborers.
Caught between binaries, barred by anti-Asian exclusion laws, did some West Indians of Indian origin claim Blackness in early 20th-century America? Archival Creators Fellow, Gaiutra Bahadur finds cases in the archives that invite the question.
An oral history project creates a space for Indo-Caribbean womxn to confide and contend across generations
A blog piece from our Archival Creators Fellow Gaiutra Bahadur on the motivations for her project documenting the Guyanese descended from Indian indentured laborers community and what she's hoping to explore through her work.