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South Asian Canadian History and Heritage Preserved and Presented

On April 12th, the South Asian Studies Institute at the University of the Fraser Valley officially launched the South Asian Canadian Legacy Project in front of a large crowd that included project partners, community members, and government officials at the Surrey City Hall. Shannon Bettles, BCHF President attended the event on behalf of the Federation.

Six wide-ranging and important initiatives were launched as part of the project:

In May 2020, the South Asian Studies Institute at the University of the Fraser Valley received a grant of $4,000 from the Federation’s Centennial Legacy Fund to support their project: Missing Aesthetics of Early Sikh Settlers in BC: Where are the women?. Watch the presentation of the award and description of the project on our YouTube channel. View images of the event on UFV’s Flickr Account.