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Amidst calls in India for independence from British rule in the 1910s, many overseas Sikhs returned to Punjab to aid in the movement to free India.
Denied rights in North America, they returned to South Asia where they could fight for freedom.
Mc Kay is the founder and director of the San Francisco Irish Film Festival and the Los Angles Irish Film Festival.
Citywide riots in Vancouver, British Columbia and Bellingham, Washington forced Sikh laborers from their homes.In 2012, the Sikh Coalition of Washington reported that there had been 700 attacks over the past decade."What a dynamite story," Canada's CTV political analyst Scott Reid said of Sajjan:20 years ago, we were debating whether or not people with turbans could serve in the military.Like other groups in the Pacific Northwest, the story of the Sikh community stretches back to pioneer days of our region, where lumber, farming and fishing dominated the economy and railroad tracks were still being laid to connect us with the rest of the continent.
The first well-known record of Sikhs visiting the Pacific Northwest was in 1897 when Hong Kong-based Sikh soldiers from the British Empire traveled through Canada on the way home from Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in London.provides a portrait of what it means to be a Sikh in the US today, examining their journey from immigrant farm worker to business owner in a single generation.