Langley Heritage Society Speakers. Join us at Milner Church at 6716 216th Street in Langley. Talks begin at 7:30 pm.

April 20th, 2018 AGM Speaker Sharanjit Kaur Sandhra will talk about the Sikh Heritage Museum and National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple in Abbotsford as a site that empowers local histories and experiences. A short history on the building of the National Historic Site will be shared, as well as the history of Sikhs in the Fraser Valley. Sharanjit will then discuss the power of solidarity building through her work as co-curator and co-manager of the site and the exhibits which have been curated in the Sikh Heritage Museum in particular. **This event will be at the Fort Langley Community Hall. Tickets will on on sale at our March 27th speaker event at Milner Chapel. ($20 includes excellent buffet dinner)

Sharanjit Kaur Sandhra is Coordinator at the South Asian Studies Institute at the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, and also co-curates exhibits at the Sikh Heritage Museum, located in the National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple. Sharn received her Master of Arts degree from the Department of Asian Studies at UBC and is a PhD student in the Department of History at UBC. Sharn is interested in looking at the affective experience of early Sikh migrants in 20th century British Columbia. Sharn has a great passion for activist work and engagement in the community through academia and museum exhibits.