Tagged: sikh history

First Sikh-American at the North Pole

Arvinder Bahal has been on safaris in Africa, boat trips to Antarctica and explorations of the Galapagos Islands. But even with that imaginative itinerary, it’s hard to match the seal-eating polar bears and never-ending sunlight of his latest trip…Read More

Indians in the United States

An average American thinks of India as a distant and mysterious country with tigers, camels, elephants and people living in tents and rampant with poverty. Right from the days of Columbus, who had intended to find a new route from Europe to India to seek access to Indian spices, he confused the American natives as Indians – and up till today people have confused Native Americans with the real Indians…Read More