The true story of Fauja Singh, who broke world records to become the first one hundred-year-old to run a marathon, shares valuable lessons on the source of his grit, determination to overcome obstacles, and commitment to positive representation of the Sikh community.---------------Authors: Simran Jeet Singh (Penguin Random House) & The Sikh Coalition ---------------This video component with the author can provide additional context.
Harpreet Singh has a different color for every mood and occasion, from pink for dancing to bhangra beats to red for courage. He especially takes care with his patka—his turban—smoothing it out and making sure it always matches his outfit. But when Harpreet’s mom finds a new job in a snowy city and they have to move, all he wants is to be invisible. Will he ever feel a happy sunny yellow again?-------------Authors: Supriya Kelkar (Sterling’s Childrens Books) & The Sikh Coalition
This is an article written by PBS that addresses Sikh Americans push for greater visibility, awareness against years of hate crimes, and misunderstandings.
This resource is a 49:32 recording of the first session of the Sikn Heritage Online Study Circle, which provides an introducation to the Sikh: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1d9bxCtxo9ATHCciel-RWDjPD0BBf42Ft/view?usp=sharing.
This resource is a 1:08:17 recording of the second session of the Sikn Heritage Online Study Circle, which focuses on Sikh immigration to the United States: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aS-UfhehHv8l29wKwWHkqhnlffU2HPzE/view?usp=sharing.
A one-hour lesson plan for high school students on understanding the Sikh community - specifically the Sikh Gurdwara (house or worship) and the concept of Langar.
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Sikh Coalition partnered together to facili-pate a five week online study circle with Wisconsin educators, community members, and family members to learn about Sikh heritage, culture, contributions to the U.S., and experiences. This resource is a compilation of the slides used at the five sessions. It contains links to articles and videos.
Super Satya is ready to have a super day, including finally conquering the tallest slide in Hoboken. But her day takes a not-so-super turn when she realizes her superhero cape is stuck at the dry cleaner. Will she be able to face her fears, help her friends and be the true hero everyone knows she is? Super Satya Saves The Day introduces Satya, a precocious Indian-American superhero.-----------------------Authors: Raakhee Mirchandani (Mango & Marigold Press) & The Sikh Coalition