Rosanne Kanhai
Kingston, Jamaica
University of the West Indies Press
Bindi :the multifaceted lives of Indo-Caribbean women
9789766402389
9766402388
251 pages
Caribbean Cultural Studies
Women, East Indian - Caribbean, English-speaking.
Women, East Indian - Religious life - Caribbean, English-speaking.
Women, East Indian - Social conditions. - Trinidad and Tobago
Contents6
Introduction8
1 Women in the Ramayana Tradition in Trinidad28
2 Rings, Gifts and Shekels59
3 Unlikely Matriarchs108
4 Finding Self in the Transition from East to West128
5 No Pure Place of Resistance148
6 Women as Invisible Healers172
7 Identity, Activism and Spirituality in the Art of Bernadette Persaud187
8 Breaking with Tradition215
9 Beyond Fragile Homes232
Contributors256