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  Ameredia: South Asian, Asian Indian Market Demographics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Asian Indians were the fastest growing US ethnic group from 1990-2000 with a growth rate of 105.9%.
Asian Indians – 3.1; Pakistani – 3.7; Bangladeshi – 3.7; Sri Lankan – 2.8.
Asian Indian – 47%; Sri Lankan – 51%; Pakistani: 40%; Bangladeshi – 26%.
www.ameredia.com /demographics/asian_indian.html   (652 words)

 USCCB - (MRS) - Asian Indian Catholics
Anthony volunteers for the Indian American Catholic Association and was instrumental in drafting the by-laws and constitution for the association.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Census, Asian Indians constituted 11.8% of the Asian population in the United States in 1990.
Indian Catholic associations in various dioceses are organized to provide a structure for preservation of the deep spirituality and family values which Asian Indians have brought with them.
www.usccb.org /mrs/pcmr/ethnicities/asianin.shtml   (1548 words)

 BBC - Science & Nature - Wildfacts - Asian elephant, Indian elephant
Asian elephants are more easily tamed than their larger African counterparts, and have been used as beasts of burden for centuries.
Asian elephants are distinguished from their African counterparts by their smaller size, smaller ears, more rounded back, and a fourth toenail on each of their hind feet.
Asian elephants are very sociable and live in basic family units of one adult cow and her offspring.
www.bbc.co.uk /nature/wildfacts/factfiles/178.shtml   (438 words)

 Culturalpartnerships.org - Community Based Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Members of the Asian Indian community live all throughout the area, in particular in such townships and towns as Lancaster, Hampden twp., Susquehanna twp., Lower Paxton twp., Swatara, Mechanicsburg and Camp Hill.
According a member of the local Asian Indian community, the immigrants who are now coming to the area or have come in recent years are not as religious as the immigrants who came before them.
Many of the Indian traditions are being forgotten by newer immigrants and by the younger generation, especially those born in America.
www.culturalpartnerships.org /community/indian.asp   (2926 words)

 Health and Health care of Asian Indian American
Asian Indians began immigrating to the U.S. as early as the turn of the 20th century.
Between 1980 and 1990, the population of Asian Indians in the U.S. increased by 125%.
To care for elders from Asian Indian backgrounds effectively, it is important for providers to be familiar with their traditional health beliefs and historical experiences that may have influenced their attitudes toward health care.
www.stanford.edu /group/ethnoger/asianindian.html   (3030 words)

 South Asian (Indian american) newspapers and publications in US. Multicultural advertising
Asian Indian Americans are one of the more affluent, well-educated and well-informed online ethnic communities in the United States.
Unlike its American counterparts, South Asian versions regularly place an emphasis on the traditional colors of red, gold, green and orange, and it is not unusual to see intricate handwork on all textiles that originate from this region.
The Asian community is well established and integrated into the roots of the United States economy; averaging an estimated household income of $65,000.
www.allied-media.com /Publications/indian_newspapers_US.htm   (1777 words)

 AsianWeek: Washington Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
To most Asian Indians, however, Saund’s main accomplishment is the pride he gave future generations of politicos and activists.
Under the “Asian American” rubric, South Asians are further marginalized and made invisible both due to their low numbers and their racial difference from what is generally considered to be “Asian,” said Aly Kassam-Remtulla, Rhodes Scholar and former Instructor in Asian American Studies at Stanford University.
By 1990 Census estimates, Asian Indians had a per capita income of $17,777 as compared with the national average of $14,420, and high levels of educational achievement(averaging 15.6 years) and annual household income ($34,300).
www.asianweek.com /1999_09_16/news_washj.html   (1191 words)

 GenerAsian @ NYU
Asian Indian Americans (even the term sounds awkward) fail to understand that political and cultural recognition cannot be gained by having other people fight your battles.
East Asians are bound by racial ties and, to a lesser degree, by cultural influences of Confucianism and Daoism.
Asian American expansionism, as labeled by the American Census, naively clusters these historical and cultural experiences into one bowl, and discredits the celebration and understanding of numerous differences between members of the “Asian” and “Indian” community.
www.nyu.edu /clubs/generasian/fall03/Features/indian.htm   (1153 words)

 Indian & Asian Theology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Baago’s critique of baptism in the Indian context, his critique of the existing ecclesiastical structures, of mission, and of the formulation of indigenous doctrinal statements can all be seen as expressions of a deeper concern.
Therefore, in the Indian context, baptism must not mean breaking away from the believer’s traditional, cultural and religious home, as this would only lead to personal rootless-ness and rejection of Christian witness to the indigenous culture, but must at the same time mean something genuinely new, the ‘New Creation’.
Hence Asian theology cannot ignore the culture of its people as it is expressed in the living faiths of the area.
www.religionstoday.com /Indian_Asian.shtml   (11399 words)

 India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
India is in the vicinity of the Indian Ocean nations of Sri Lanka, Maldives, Indonesia and Thailand.
The territory of India constitutes a major portion of the Indian subcontinent, situated on the Indian Plate, the northerly portion of the Indo-Australian Plate, in southern Asia.
Traditional Indian family values are highly respected, and considered sacred, although urban families have grown to prefer a nuclear family system, owing to the socio-economic constraints imposed by the traditional joint family system.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Asian_Indian   (5143 words)

 Asian-Indian Calendar
The origin of Indian music and instruments is said to be rooted in the Vedas, the ancient Hindu scripts.
Indian musical instruments in the same manner are very diverse in nature, and most of them have evolved over centuries.
For obvious reasons, this informative calendar may not feature all the 500 Indian musical instruments, however, it should not diminish the relevance of those instruments that are not featured.
www.newyorklife.com /cda/0,3254,11606,00.html   (383 words)

 IU oral history project studies Asian Indian culture in U.S.
Asian Indian children enrolled in U.S. schools are confronted daily by the duality between their parents' birth culture and the host culture.
She said the oral history format was well suited for this project "because it offers insight into people's interpretation of their personal and historical experiences." The IU Center for the Study of History and Memory, formerly the Oral History Research Center, has been collecting oral histories since 1968 from Hoosiers and other Midwest residents.
The Asian Indian project was supported by an IU Intercampus Research Grant, two grants from the Indiana Humanities Council and a Clio Grant from the Indiana Historical Society.
www.indiana.edu /~ocmhp/022803/text/asianindian.html   (477 words)

 Indian Asian World Cuisines Cooking Home
Velappan high on Asian dreamThe Statesman, India - 17 hours agoHe was of the opinion that the standard of Asian football has improved by leaps and...
It took a long time to realize this was not because Indian or Asian literature was less, but simply due to publishing companies printing out-of-copyright books...
Asian soccer has improved a lot: AFC officialIndia eNews.com, India - 19 hours agoAsian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary Peter Velappan Saturday said soccer in the...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Home/Cooking/World_Cuisines/Asian/Indian   (993 words)

 Indian American - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indian Americans often keep hold of their native Indian tongues, whether it be Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Maithili, Oriya, Punjabi, Rajasthani,Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu or any of the other plethora of Indian languages.
In America, the Indian call center has developed into a veritable social meme, and Indian Americans are occasionally targeted as objects of harassment or ridicule for the decisions of American corporate managers regarding their country of origin.
Indian American voters have tended to vote overwhelmingly Democratic [20], according to the few exit polls that have targeted this community, but the Republican party has tried to target this community [21] and several prominent conservative activists are of Indian origin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indian_American   (3241 words)

 INDOlink - Analysis - East Indian, Asian Indian, Indian American or Desi?
As far as the Indian immigrant in America is concerned, it’s got to be either East Indian or Asian Indian, or Indian American or Indo-American or Desi.
Saran’s earlier book, published in 1980, The New Ethnics : Asian Indians in the United States, was a collection of papers presented at a conference organized by the Research Institute on Immigration and Ethnic Studies of the Smithsonian Institution in 1976.
While “Asian Indian” is favored by the government and by the academic community, the reality is that of multiple identifiers, depending upon the context.
www.indolink.com /displayArticleS.php?id=100704095444   (1593 words)

 Asian Indian ancestry by city - ePodunk
Several terms - intended to differentiate this group from American Indians (or Native Americans) - are used for people who trace their heritage to India.
Indian immigration to the U.S. was quite low until quotas were dropped in 1965.
Thousands of Indians then began moving to this country, primarily to the New York metro area.
www.epodunk.com /ancestry/Asian-Indian.html   (311 words)

 Women of Color - Asian Indian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Within the Asian Indian family, there are strict rules about privacy intended to maintain family honor.
Kalpana Sutaria, president and cofounder of Saheli, a support group for Asian battered women in Austin, Texas, explains that the fear of being isolated from the family is one of the greatest barriers for Asian Indian women to overcome.
For Asian Indian women who are already feeling emotionally and culturally isolated, the unfamiliar nature of shelters may heighten their sense of alienation.
www.actabuse.com /AsianIndian.html   (542 words)

 Asian Fall Season in London
From the 7th-15th November, London's leading Asian art dealers, auction houses and academic and cultural institutions will unite to present an exciting programme of gallery receptions, auctions, lectures, symposia and museum exhibitions, as well as the Kensington Palace gala evening, for lovers and collectors of Asian art.
Specializes in South and South East Asian art, including Neolithic pottery, Dongson bronzes, early Hindu and Buddhist sculpture from SE Asia, early Indian and Himalayan sculpture and Gandharan sculpture.
Specializing in Indian and South East Asian stone, bronze, wood and ivory sculpture, gold jewellery, ceramics and textiles.
www.asianart.com /exhibitions/aalondon2002/index.html   (460 words)

 Asian cooking: Indian cooking at Baluchi restaurant
Indian foods are not easy to cook and require a highly trained chef with specialized equipment.
Spices, of course, play an enormously important role in Indian cooking, and the Baluchi imports all of its spices from India even though they are very expensive.
Traditional Indian specialities as tandoori chicken, chicken tikka, fish tikka, and tandoori prawns are cooked in the tandoor ovens which keeps the cuisine moist and delicately spiced.
www.thaiwave.com /benjarong/thai-cooking/indian-cooking.htm   (402 words)

 Things Indian - History & demographics of Asian Indians in the US
Browse this interesting web-site to read more about Indian (mostly Punjabi) immigration to North America since the late 1800's to the early 1900's.
If you are looking for detailed statistics about the number of Asian Indians in the US, the U.S. Census Bureau is the source you want to go to.
Try the "Race and Ethnicity" category to see statistics on how many Asian Indians are there in the various parts of the Bay Area.
www.thingsindian.com /history.htm   (208 words)

 Asian Indian Summary of Findings
These Asian Indian-owned firms accounted for 1.0 percent of all nonfarm businesses in the U.S., 0.6 percent of their employment, and 0.4 percent of their receipts.
In 2002, 49.8 percent of Asian Indian-owned firms operated in retail trade; professional, scientific, and technical services; and health care and social assistance, where they owned 1.4 percent of all such businesses in the U.S. Retail trade accounted for 25.4 percent of all Asian Indian-owned business revenue.
Table C shows the eleven combined statistical areas with the largest number of Asian Indian-owned firms and their corresponding business revenues.
www.census.gov /csd/sbo/asianindiansummaryoffindings.htm   (487 words)

 Indian American Center for Political Awareness Home Page
We are a national, professionally staffed organization dedicated to serving the Indian American community in the United States.
Our mission is to increase political awareness in the Indian American community and encourage participation by the Indian American community in the American democracy.
"A Portrait of the Indian American Community: an in-depth report based on the US Census", is the first report of its kind to use Census data to look at population trends specifically for the Indian American community.
www.iacfpa.org   (862 words)

 Little India : One Nation Under Little India, Largest Circulation Indian Publication In USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The overseas Indian population, excluding the South Indian subcontinent, in 2001 was estimated at 17 million.
Seldom in a nation's history does a single event simultaneously expose the shallow and cynical vote-seeking machinations of the ruling party as well as...
British and Indian scientists are looking at several Ayurvedic mental boosters for treating Alzheimer's disease.
www.littleindia.com   (823 words)

 IU oral history project studies Asian Indian culture in United States
How they cope with this duality is one of the questions explored in an Indiana University research project involving oral history interviews with approximately 80 Asian Indians in Indianapolis, Bloomington and Fort Wayne.
Gail Hickey, professor of education at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, and John Bodnar, Chancellor's Professor of History and chair of the IU Bloomington History Department, coordinated the recent study for the IU Center for the Study of History and Memory.
The Asian Indian project was supported by an Indiana University Intercampus Research Grant, two grants from the Indiana Humanities Council and a Clio Grant from the Indiana Historical Society.
newsinfo.iu.edu /news/page/normal/798.html   (518 words)

 National Asian Indian Republican Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
National Asian Indian Republican Association (NAIRA) is a forum dedicated to championing the cause of Asian Indians within the GOP (Republican Party).
NAIRA is a response to the void in the representation of Asian Indians in the Republican Party, and its motto is:
NAIRA has been founded by a group of dedicated Asian Indian Republicans in Colorado, and is set to become a national phenomenon.
www.naira.org   (221 words)

 Asian American News & Information
Asian American Broadway stars are coming to San Francisco to perform hits from West Side Story, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Wicked and Rent.
Jed Levine's premise is that the problem with UCLA is that there are too many Asian American students and their numbers should be limited so more space can be given to the real underrepresented groups.
What I failed to understand was this: Asian Americans striving for social justice (which in my mind means opening access to people who've traditionally not had power) must be hyper-aware of where we stand in academia.
www.asiansinamerica.org /home.html   (2634 words)

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