Author: Dr. Kumar Mahabir

Dr. Kumar Mahabir is an anthropologist who has published 11 books.
Personal letters between relatives in India & Trinidad during indentureship

Personal letters between relatives in India & Trinidad...

The theme of this year’s edition of an Indian Arrival Day magazine is “Personal...

Is the Bocas Literary Festival biased?

Is the Bocas Literary Festival biased?

It seems that the city of Port of Spain has a no-entry sign for Indo-Trinidadian...

Few Indians joined Black Power in 1970

Few Indians joined Black Power in 1970

Saturday April 21st marks the 48th anniversary of the declaration of the State of...

Diversify the economy with marijuana cultivation

Diversify the economy with marijuana cultivation

A few days ago, Independent Senator Dr Dhanayshar Mahabir called for a debate in...

icon Obesity, Diabetes and Ethnicity in Trinidad and Tobago By Anthropologist Dr Kumar Mahabir

Obesity, Diabetes and Ethnicity in Trinidad and Tobago...

More than any other ethnic group, Indo-Trinidadians (Inidans) consume more foods...

Black Panthers and Indian actors in Trinidad

Black Panthers and Indian actors in Trinidad

There have been much energetic excitement by Africans in the Diaspora at the release...

Prayer should pacify Hindustan volcano

Prayer should pacify Hindustan volcano

On Carnival Tuesday, the volcano in Hindustan in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) began...

The fake news media in Trinidad

The fake news media in Trinidad

It was political scientist Dr Kirk Meighoo who first mentioned the concept of fake...

Is Chutney out of place in Carnival?

Is Chutney out of place in Carnival?

When people get angry, they tend to speak their mind. Their emotions explode in...

The alternative to poverty is NOT crime

The alternative to poverty is NOT crime

Please allow me space in your newspaper to reply to letter writer Noble Philip whose...

NEW BOOK RELEASE - Multiple Identities: Essays on Caribbean Literature

NEW BOOK RELEASE - Multiple Identities: Essays on Caribbean...

This collection of eleven essays focuses mainly on a variety of literary works by...

Why we should talk about race

Why we should talk about race

Even academics like me who often view certain topics through the lens of race sometimes...

Obesity, Diabetes and Ethnicity in T&T

Obesity, Diabetes and Ethnicity in T&T

World Diabetes Day was observed on November 14th. The epidemiological information...

AmerIndians related to East Indians

AmerIndians related to East Indians

Ricardo Bharath Hernandez is the Chief of the Santa Rosa First Peoples in Trinidad...

The invisible “coolie” shines in The Cutlass

The invisible “coolie” shines in The Cutlass

“Coolie” is the name of the character played by Narad Mahabir in the play by Errol...

  Dr Mahabir appointed by CXC on its History Task-force Committee

Dr Mahabir appointed by CXC on its History Task-force Committee...

The decision to include Dr Kumar Mahabir in the task-force was made at a meeting...