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SW 3200: Cultural Diversity: Asian Indian Americans

Indian Americans (Asia)



Indian Immigrants in the United States from theMigration Policy Institute

A young girl celebrates the Indian festival of Diwali in California.

(Photo: Jitze Couperus)  Indian Immigrants in the United States

Excellent article with additional links to more articles. 

Diwali festival from Encyclodpedia Britannica


Miscellaneous articles



Guru Nanak Dev Ji (15 April 1469 – 22 September 1539) was the founder of the religion of Sikhism and the first of the eleven Sikh Gurus, the eleventh being the living Guru, Guru Granth Sahib. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Hindu Religion

Religion: Jainism

Religions of Asian Indian Americans

There are a number of religions in India.  The major religions of India are Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, and the Bahá'í Faith. 

Subject Guide

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Sharon Parente
Walker Library 266F
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South Asian Market

Books--Indian Americans (Media portrayal)