The origins of humans from Africa and the amazing journey of
ancestors migrating to different regions of the world are illustrated. Study of
archaeology and genealogy has made it possible to trace the path of migration. How
various groups came to India and specific migrants came to Kerala are stressed.
Evolution of the author’s community and the role it played locally and
nationally are emphasized. The book is unique, as it explains the genesis,
migration, evolution and civilization of humans who are in search of social
The author was born in Mahe, North Malabar, India. In his early childhood, he lived in Malaya and Singapore. After returning to Mahe, he continued his high school studies at Labourdonne College, and he passed matriculation in first class in 1954. He completed junior college studies at Government Brennan College, Tellicherry, in 1956. The narration and details are from vivid recollection and personal files. The images selected are from thousands of photographs he preserved.
He joined Pondicherry Medical College, JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute for Medical Education and Research). After graduation in 1962, he worked in the same college before going to USA in 1968 for higher studies and training. He received his doctorate degree in medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Medicine (FACP) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC). After teaching and practicing medicine for more than fifty years in USA, he retired. He began to work on researching ancestry, human migration, and his autobiography. During his practice in medicine, he met many people of multiple ancestries. He also travelled to many countries and islands, met people and studied their culture, food habits, and archaeological findings in museums. This is his first book. He is married and has two children and five grandchildren.