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Surrey's South Asian Roots

Vaisakhi 2005

Surrey's South Asian Roots

Location:

Newton Library, 13795 70 Ave, Surrey, BC

Date & Time:
April 18, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Contact:

604-502-6459

Category:
Heritage Library Seniors

Community:
Newton

Cost:
Free

2020-04-18 14:00:00 2020-04-18 15:30:00 America/Vancouver Surrey's South Asian Roots Hear about the South Asian immigrant experience during the 1960s-1980s in Surrey.

Hear excerpts from the Surrey Archives' Indo-Canadian oral history collection. The recordings share the unique stories from Surrey residents about the immigrant experience during the ‘60s through ‘80s, including first impressions of Surrey and how the South Asian community and Surrey itself have grown.

Presented by Surrey Archives assistant archivist Stacey Gilkinson and local historian Jazmin Hundal. Hundal will share her process in uncovering the stories of a historically marginalized community, highlighting her discoveries about Surrey’s early South Asian immigrants.

Register for the free program online or by phone at 604-502-6459.

About the Photo Above

The 2005 Surrey Vaisakhi Parade. Reference: Surrey Leader Collection 2017.0022.05.415.