India Association

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Woman dancing during India Night 1977. Fonds PR; Series 1; Sub-series 6; Item 7184.

Previous/other names: Indian Student Association

Prominent date(s) of activity: 1962 - present

History: The Indian Student Association was the the first international association at UNB, and initially met with controversy because outsiders feared it would promote ethnic isolation.

After experiencing a hiatus, the group re-emerged in 1992-93 and saw a significant growth in membership and popularity.

Activities: The Indian Student Association (ISA) brings together students from India or of Indian descent, with the goal of promoting and expressing the richness of Indian culture and heritage.The group holds potlucks, picnics and socials, and hosts an annual India Night, which features traditional dances, skits, music, a fashion show, and food.

Note(s):

Source(s):

  • UA Case 173.
  • Student Union, Clubs and Societies, [India Association]
  • Up the Hill, 1995, p. 130.
  • The Brunswickan, vol. 128, no. 18, February 1994, p. 9.
  • Up the Hill, 1996, p. 28.


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