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Why those campaigning to categorise ‘Sikh’ as an ethnicity are wrong

When does a religion become an ethnic group? You may consider the premise of this question absurd – after all ethnicity is immutable, faith a choice. Bizarrely however, this has become the subject of a major dispute amongst British Sikhs. … Continue reading

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Meet the Sikhs of Myitkyina

The Kachin State capital is home to a small and vibrant Sikh community that has long made an important contribution to business in the city. By EMILY FISHBEIN | FRONTIER SUNDAY MORNINGS are church time for many residents of Myitkyina. … Continue reading

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Census category calls divide Britain’s Sikh community

Coldstream Guards, including guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall, who is the first soldier to wear a turban during the Trooping the Colour parade, march in central London. A heated debate has broken out within Britain’s Sikh diaspora and the wider South … Continue reading

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Norwich church hosts meal for knowledge and understanding of Sikh culture

Hide caption NORWICH — Dozens gathered at Norwich’s Lee Memorial United Methodist Church on Sunday to share a meal and gain cultural understanding of Sikhism. The event was organized as part of the Greater Norwich Community Meal Program, which offers … Continue reading

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Vishavjit Singh is Sikh Captain America

Five years ago Vishavjit Singh, above, took on the persona of Captain America. Singh has applied this humor to famous images and icons, including superheroes from the Golden Age of comic books. (Photo by Fiona Aboud) With his creations, the … Continue reading

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