17 Sep 2007

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This week's program presented a collection of Bangla 'kawali' commemorating the start of the muslim holy month of Ramadan in Canberra, and the story of a five-generation muslim family, as told by Hanifa Deen, describing the history of her Punjabi forefathers during their early settlements in Australia, compiled from the stories of the early muslim settlers - 'Uncommon Lives' - from the National Archives of Australia website: http://uncommonlives.naa.gov.au. The 'kawali' artists are Nilufar Yasmin, A. Dewan and U. Dewan. This week's program was produced and presented by Sadequr Rahman.
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Story of an early muslim settler as told by Hanifa Deen describing the history of her Punjabi forefathers [Sadequr Rahman]
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Monday, September 17, 2007