Understanding Singaporeans: Why Do Indians Dot Their Foreheads?

Publisher: Epigram Books

Winner of Singapore Book Awards 2018, Best Middle Grade/Young Adult Title

Why do Indians hang mango leaves in doorways? Why is it called a mama shop? Where does roti prata come from? We provide the answers—and useful tips as well—to some of the most-asked questions young Singaporeans have about the Indian community, including why some Indians wear turbans.

Why Do Indians Dot Their Foreheads? is part of a series of four illustrated handbooks, each with 20 questions and answers to promote understanding of the different races and cultures in Singapore.

ISBN: 9789814655699
Page Count: 44
Year Published: 2017
Language: English

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