JAGPAL, Sarjeet Singh




Author Tags: Indo-Canadian

Born in Mission, B.C. in 1950, Jagpal received his M.A. in Multicultural Education from UBC and became a school principal in the Vancouver School District, working as a teacher since 1974. Also a sculptor in wood and stone, he lives in Burnaby and is a member of the Khalsa Diwan Society. For and about Canada's 200,000 Sikhs, his history Becoming Canadians: Pioneer Sikhs In Their Own Words (Harbour, 1994) concentrates on Sikhs in British Columbia. Naturally it contains material on the Komagata Maru Incident. Jagpal earlier published An Oral History of the Sikhs in British Columbia, 1920-1947 (University of British Columbia, 1991).

[BCBW 2004] "Sikh" "Indo-Canadian"