Cultural Diversity and Inclusivity
Amarjeet Sohi, who came to Mill Woods from India in 1981, talks about the importance of understanding some of the difficulties Mill Woods has gone through and the conditions that have led to its social, cultural and economic diversity.
Gita Das who came from India in 1968 and has been very active with the Mill Woods-based Indo-Canadian Women’s Association describes the importance of light in Indian culture
Monica Chavez, a political refugee from Chile who came in 1975, describes the early development of Mill Woods and cultural diversity in her neighbourhood.
Sandra Azocar came to Mill Woods from Chile in 1975 and describes her reaction to a Sikh festival in Mill Woods and her children’s experience
Neville Jiminez came to Mill Woods in the early 1970s from Trinidad and Tobago and describes feeling at home in the area and the different kinds of Mas – particularly what is acceptable to a Canadian Cari-West audience.
Susan Higgs talks about moving to Mill Woods in 1989 and becoming involved in the community through her children and soccer, and how the community has changed
Aaron Paquette describes the diversity in Richfield in the mid-1980s and community potluck dinners.