Bruce LaBrack, Cultural Anthropologist and South Asian Specialist, University of the Pacific

Bruce La Brack
Office recording by Michael Johnson
Interview by Deepa Raganathan
Date: April 15, 2005

0:00 getting set up

1:56 Sikhs are from Punjab province, involved in the wars against the British. Sikhs last people subjugated by British in mid 19th century. Sikhs regiments in the Army until recently. Part of British military, went all over the world to British colonies. Traveled widely, broad education. Built railway in E. Africa. Probably came to North America having heard of advertisement of rich, cheap land in Canada. Read more...