Friday, August 8, 2008

Hardships of Plantation Life

  • Abusive plantation Lunas
  • Weather- Heat, Rain,etc
  • Pay was low
  • Sleep hours cut short
  • Each ethnic group was paid at different rates
  • Workers resorted to violence against the Lunas
  • Disagreements with their spouses
  • Women had to laundry, take care of child, sew clothes, make food, work in plantation
  • Poor Housing
  • Plantation work was difficult it involved hoeing, planting, and carrying sugar cane

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