Sikh Exhibit Opens At New Mexico History Museum

June 1, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/news/sikh-exhibit-opens-new-mexico-history-museum

Sikhism has always been recognized with honor and respect in New Mexico. Now they became a part of the history of New Mexico and are part of the historical displays in the Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The new museum was opened May 24, 2009 in Santa Fe, the capital city of New Mexico. For the grand opening the museum is depicting the last 300 years of New Mexico history. It is one of the world’s “Top Five Museum Debut’s for 2009” as quoted from the influential travel and lifestyle website: Indagare.

In the History Museum of New Mexico the Sikhs are featured in their traditional white clothing and turbans as an important part of the museum’s gallery. Featured prominently in the main gallery their exhibit has photographs recognizing the significant contributions made by Yogi Bhajan, his wife Bibiji, and the American Sikh Community in shaping the history of New Mexico.

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