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  • BY MATTHEW EVANGELISTA It’s been 16 years since 9/11; 16 years since the turban became a symbol of fear and distrust in North America. But Sikh students at Conestoga have been trying to bring a higher awareness of the turban, sometimes called a dastaar, which, in the Khalsa society, signifies many virtues including spirituality, honour, self-respect, courage, piety and responsibility. Conestoga Sikh students hosted a turban tying event last month in the atrium to spread...

    Turban tying event improves awareness

    BY MATTHEW EVANGELISTA It’s been 16 years since 9/11; 16 years since the turban became a symbol of fear and distrust in North America. But Sikh students at Conestoga have been trying to bring a higher awareness of the turban, sometimes called a dastaar, which, in the Khalsa society, signifies many virtues including spirituality, honour, self-respect, courage, piety and responsibility. Conestoga Sikh students hosted a turban tying event last month in the atrium to spread...

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