I Am Guyanese

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    I am White British - Guyanese living in the UK.

    I have always lived here but my dad migrated from Guyana with most of his family. Most people assume I am Indian (although some think I am Middle-Eastern! :L). My dads family are the only Guyanese people I know! The only problem I have is I get racism where I live about the...
    JoshPat JoshPat
    18-21, M
    Jan 2, 2014
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 25, 2014

    Being Freddie Kissoon

    I am a Kaieteur News columnist. My employer Glenn Lall is a suspected human trafficker and cocaine peddler. I write subjective articles that are aimed towards character staining and libel. The Alliance for Change and PNC leaderships are the same factor of communism and autocratic...
    FreddieKissoon FreddieKissoon
    Dec 17, 2012
    illacruz illacruz
    18-21, F
    Jul 18, 2015

    Next time my grandfather goes back to Guyana,

    he wants to find a Guyanese girl for me to marry XD I love the older mentality
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2015

    Being Guyanese

    Being guyanese is soo awesome <3 i know i sound like a girly teenage girl , but i honestly have no other way to put it. Being guyanese is a true blessing . Born in america , but travelling to guyana plenty of times makes me appreciate what i have . A lot of people think im...
    MelyyMalik MelyyMalik
    16-17, F
    Aug 27, 2013


    guyana is the land of many waters but u still have to buy water . i wounder when guyana will strive up when please .
    sandybaleshar sandybaleshar
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jun 16, 2011

    I Am Guyanese

    i was born in guyane live there untill i was 8 the move to the uk
    bshabz bshabz
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 17, 2011

    I Am Part Guyanese

    What more is there to say really? My father was born and raised in Georgetown, Guyana.
    CagedRaven CagedRaven
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jun 13, 2009

    I Am Guyanese, But I Don't Know Any Guyanese Besides My Family.

    My dad is Guyanese-American (born in Guyana, lived till he was 7 and then moved to the US where he met my mother) and I have lived with my mother (African American) all of my life. I have always wanted to meet other caribbeans because I have a deep interest in knowing more about...
    depresseddanii depresseddanii
    4 Responses Nov 14, 2010
    7Actskind 7Actskind
    22-25, M
    Feb 5

    I'm actually guyanese Indian

    but they didn't have that experience. I'm also Trinidadian.
    Chocolateloverteam Chocolateloverteam
    13-15, F
    May 25, 2014

    Being A Guyanese In NY

    Being Indo-Guyanese you are constantly asked why you look indian yet are from a country in South America! I don't mind it but it makes me realize how much our people have migrated all the way from India to Guyana now to America within like 3 or 4 generations! I never have...
    Shellydee Shellydee
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 24, 2013

    I Am Guyanese

    Living in the US for 23 years.
    Stepher Stepher
    Aug 19, 2009

    It's Whats On The Outside That Counts

    When people ask me "what is your ethnicity", I say "I am Canadian". They usually have the response "No that isn't what I mean. I mean whats your background? You know, are you Scottish, German, English?". I think about it and tell them the truth "I am 75 % Guyanese and 25...
    simplegirl10 simplegirl10
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2013

    Introduction To The Journey Of My Dark Lane

    INTRODUCTION THE START OF THE DARK LANE, Well where do I start.................. my story is a little deep and I would love to share to let others see how life can be and how you can get out of it without everything making you feel as if you should give up on obstacles that...
    blackcoco33 blackcoco33
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2012
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