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As though in that moment our hearts were screaming: While my mom prepared meals of curried shrimp and rotishe would dance to Byron Lee and The Draggonaires. Many, however, never returned home again. These celebrations were not the fact of just the Indian minority, but the official recognition by the French and local authorities of their integration and their wide-scale contributions in various fields including agriculture, education, and politics, and to the diversification of the culture of the Creole peoples. The Indo-Caribbean do not generally speak the native languages that our ancestors brought with them from the subcontinent. Though my parents surely meant well, preventing me from embracing my culture for the sake of proliferating my American identity severely deprived me of being able to relate to my existence the way I deserved to know it. Lucia and many Caribbean countries have dedicated commemorative days to acknowledge the arrival and important contributions of their Indo-Caribbean populations. Brain Drain or Gain?