In the performance, "Wǒ zhǐshì yīgè hòudài.(I am just a descendant)". I filled a traditional Hakka farmer's straw hat with Mandarin oranges and proceeded to give them out to the Hakka people in the village of Guangzhou, Guandong, China. I then walked to the Canal and read out loud the story of the three major voyages of the Hakka Chinese that sailed out to the Caribbean in the 1800's while switching the flags each time.
The text read: "Most Chinese Jamaicans are Hakka; they have a long history in Jamaica. Between 1845 and 1884, nearly 5000 Hakka arrived in Jamaica in three major voyages. Most came to Jamaica under contract as indentured servants. The terms of the contracts made free return-passage available for any Hakka who wanted to return to China. Most of them did. In 1854, 205 Chinese workers who had been working on the Panama canal arrived in Jamaica. They had demanded re-settlement due to the threat of yellow fever in Panama. Many were ill upon arrival in Jamaica and were immediately hospitalized in Kingston. Fewer than 50 of these immigrants survived - the rest died of yellow fever. I am just a descendant." (Sources: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hakka
Note: Hakka who live in Guangdong comprise about 60% of the total Hakka population. Worldwide, over 95% of the overseas-descended Hakka came from this Guangdong region. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hakka