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East Indians in BC:

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Geoff Engal

on 16 January 2014

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Transcript of East Indians in BC:

Sarbjot Mann and Spencer Dyer
East Indians, history in BC
And Modern Day

Komagata Maru
Kisen Goshi Kaisya, constructed
Cargo Ship
April 14,1914 Gurdit Singh
challange law
Living conditions in India
400 East Indians, mostly Sikh
Escaping British rule
German Company warned Canada
8 weeks
League of Anti-Asians
BC authorities waiting
Conceived by unemployment
Denied food, water, and common needs
Doctors and lawyers
Had influences in newspapers and politics
Employment/Unemployment
jobs limited
Doctor, Accountant, Pharmacist
Did Caucasian men jobs.
Not common jobs
The riot of 1907
Riots
Early Immigration
Living Conditions
1903 was a big year
for Immigration
British Subjects
Overcrowded
British army
Queen Victoria's jubilee
Farmers
Immigration Laws
Racism
200 dollars
Vote
direct route
limited jobs.
Laws Change
vote
1947
hot line
East Indian Citizen Defense Committee
Point System
Sparked Immigration
Modern Day
Paid less than Caucasians
Areas restricted
21th century laws
Mayor's Speech
Canadian Navy
Stopped at Colcutta
Colcutta
Baj Baj
Immigration Rates Drop
Memorial
100 year
Questions?
father/husband
2008, Gordon Campbell
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