By NIRAJ WARIKOO
Detroit Free Press Staff Writer
Sitting in the barber's chair, TejKiran Singh was torn. As a Sikh man, he had never cut his hair and kept it wrapped in a turban. But, tired of the laughs and insults from others, he decided to cut it in 1999.
For months afterward, he was...
January 7, 2011
23rd Poh (Samvat 542 Nanakshahi)
Plymouth-Canton Community Schools in Michigan Seeks to Find a Compromise on the Wearing of the Kirpan
Superintendent has Issued a Temporary Ban Until a Resolution/ Compromise has Been Reached[/B]
UNITED SIKHS and SALDEF...
News release by personal email.
SALDEF Working for Kirpan Accommodation in
Michigan School District
Superindent Issues Temporary Ban Until Resolution is Reached
(Detroit, MI) January 7, 2011: SALDEF is deeply concerned over the temporary ban of the kirpan from Plymouth-Canton Community...
Members of a Michigan Sikh community are upset after a student was banned from bringing a religious sword to a public school.
The incident occurred at Bentley Elementary School in Canton when a fourth grader was caught wearing a small saber underneath his clothing, reports MyFoxDetriot...
Forwarded by Tejwant Singh ji Malik
SIKH STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
September 2009-May 2010
Donald S. Lopez, Jr.
Chair, Department of Asian Languages & Cultures
In September 2006, Arvind Mandair joined the faculty of the University of Michigan’s Department of Asian...