This story is widely known …abroad and very few in Madagascar are aware of what had happen to the “lost people”. Kidnapped or sold Malagasy that were taken abroad as for as Americas. Tromelin’s forgotten people were stranded for years on a sand bank in the Indian Ocean when the French sailors and merchants who bought in Madagascar left the island after a ship wreck. VANF a renowned editorialist shares about their sad story in Malagasy. Mialy Andriamananjara did an awesome job translating in English.
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