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‘Full of colours’: Saskatoon’s Sikh Day Parade a bright and inclusive celebration

'Full of colours': Saskatoon's Sikh Day Parade a bright and inclusive celebration

SASKATOON,SK–MAY 26 2018 0526-NEWS-SIKH PARADE- Members of the cityÕs Sikh community celebrate their culture in the second annual parade near Dundonald Park in Saskatoon, SK on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Not even sporadic thunderstorms could slow down the brightly coloured celebration for the Sikh Day Parade in Saskatoon. The […]

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Indian-American, 20, becomes the first turban-wearing Sikh woman in the NYPD

Indian-American, 20, becomes the first turban-wearing Sikh woman in the NYPD

Gursoch Kaur, 20, graduated from the New York Police Academy this month Gursoch Kaur, 20, graduated from the New York Police Academy this month An Indian American, 20, has become the first turban-wearing Sikh woman in the New York Police Department. Gursoch Kaur, from Queens, New York , graduated […]

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Celebrate Khalsa Day with thousands of Sikhs. Free food and turbans included | The News Tribune

Celebrate Khalsa Day with thousands of Sikhs. Free food and turbans included | The News Tribune

You might think a non-Indian showing up at a Sikh event wearing a turban would be the ultimate act of cultural appropriation, mockery or just plain politically incorrectness. Not so at Saturday’s Khalsa Day celebration and parade. In fact, they’ll put a turban on anyone who wants one. "Anybody […]

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Indian-American Becomes First Turbaned Sikh Woman In NYPD

Indian-American Becomes First Turbaned Sikh Woman In NYPD

An Indian-American woman made history on the New York Police Department this month. Gursoch Kaur, a 20-year-old from Queens, New York, graduated from the New York Police Academy in May, becoming the first turbaned Sikh woman to join the NYPD. Her recent achievement has been widely praised across the […]

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Turbans are ‘this season’s showstopping new look’, declares Duchess of Cambridge’s hatmaker despite backlash

Turbans are 'this season’s showstopping new look', declares Duchess of Cambridge’s hatmaker despite backlash

A model walks the runway at the Gucci show during Milan Fashion Week Credit: Pietro D’aprano/Getty It is traditionally worn as a symbol of religious identity, rather than a fashion statement. But according to the Duchess of Cambridge’s hatmaker, this year’s “showstopper” trend is set to be the turban. […]

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