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UW Sikhs share their faith on Turban Day

Seva UW, a Sikh registered student organization, hosted Turban Day in Red Square on Friday to promote awareness and understanding of the UW Sikh community through free food and turbans. The event was part of a larger national movement by … Continue reading

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IMPD graduates first Sikh officer

Buy Photo Growing up in Queens, Mittan Singh Katoch recalls watching the police cars roll by. They looked shiny to him as a child. The officers seemed spic and span. He felt the allure of police work. Born in New … Continue reading

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Sikh community reaches out in Wheaton

The Illinois Sikh Community Center in Wheaton invited community members of other faiths to learn about Sikhism and contributions made by Sikh Americans across the country on Sunday as part of the national "We Are Sikhs" campaign. Among those taking … Continue reading

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“The Sikh identity is in a state of transition”

Amardeep Singh. An alternative voice, firmly seated in Singapore, Amardeep Singh, 51, has been taking photographs that explore sociology, anthropology, ethnology and cultures for over 10 years. His images are an attempt to make sense of the dynamic chaos of … Continue reading

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‘Sikh values are American values’ speaker says in Holyoke City Hall Vaisakhi ceremony (photos)

This story elaborates on an article published at 6:35 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2017 : ‘We all belong to one God’ proclaimed at Holyoke ceremony for Sikh religion’s Vaisakhi celebration HOLYOKE — Since 9/11, fear of violence or insults … Continue reading

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