“The Sikhs in America: Resilience, Faith, and Power” is a bilingual exhibit showcasing the history and contributions of the Sikh community in San Joaquin County.
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“The Sikhs in America: Resilience, Faith, and Power” is a bilingual exhibit showcasing the history and contributions of the Sikh community in San Joaquin County, from 1907 through 2022. The exhibit includes a comprehensive timeline of the Sikh community in America, including its origins in Punjab, its chain migration, the establishment of the Stockton Gurdwara and the Pacific Coast Khalsa Diwan Society, its role as a social, cultural, spiritual, and economic hub in the 20th century, the growth of the Sikh community in America as a result of immigration law changes in the 1950s and 1960s, and the further growth of the Sikh community as a result of the aftermath of Operation Blue Star and oppression of the Sikh faith in India. After the comprehensive timeline, the exhibit includes mini stations on the Stockton Gurdwara, Sikh agriculture, Sikh trucking, activism & political contributions, gatka, and contemporary Sikh art.
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