The Punjabi Experience in British Columbia

The Punjabi Experience in British Columbia

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Punjabi Canadian Legacy

In the early 1900s, the logging town of Paldi boasted a diverse community including South Asian Canadians, Chinese Canadians and Japanese Canadians, all working together. What happened to this thriving Vancouver Island town? How is the Royal BC Museum working to preserve this story of the Punjabi Canadian legacy? From This Week in History Season 6 Episode 12. Credit: RBCM

MP Todd Doherty - BC Punjabi Intercultural Initiative

Member of Parliament for Cariboo-Prince George, Todd Doherty, welcomes participants to Punjabi community consultations in Prince George on June 28, 2016. 

The Indo Canadian Sawmill Pioneer Family Oral History Collection Project

Nadeem Kulwant Parmar

Credit: The Royal BC Museum in partnership with the South Asian Studies Institute at the University of the Fraser Valley.

Nsibe Puri

Credit: The Royal BC Museum in partnership with the South Asian Studies Institute at the University of the Fraser Valley.

Sital Dhillon

Credit: The Royal BC Museum in partnership with the South Asian Studies Institute at the University of the Fraser Valley.