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  • Paperback Edition
    • 978-1-5255-9859-3
    • 8.0 x 10.0 inches
    • Standard Color interior
    • 328 pages
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    • 978-1-5255-9860-9
    • 8.0 x 10.0 inches
    • Standard Color interior
    • 328 pages
  • Keywords
    • Islamic Canadians,
    • Manitoba Muslims,
    • history of Muslims in Manitoba,
    • evolution of Islam in Canada,
    • the future of Islam in Canada,
    • Muslim community in Manitoba,
    • Islamic community in Manitoba.

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Manitoba Muslims
A History of Resilience and Growth
by Ismael Ibrahim Mukhtar

Manitoba Muslims: A History of Resiliance and Growth is both a look back at the history of Muslims in the province of Manitoba, and a look forward into the future. The Muslims of Manitoba have a presence that reaches back beyond a century. They are a fast-growing demographic and continue to make many positive contributions to their community and country. The history of Manitoba Muslims is an integral part of the history of Manitoba and Canada; with a better collective understanding of our history, all Canadians can work together to create a more respectful, tolerant, and welcoming nation. This book opens with a history of the community, beginning in 1900. The second section examines some of the issues and challenges facing the Islamic community in Manitoba. The author examines the challenges faced by specific segments of the community, such as women, youth, and converts. In addition, address affiliations, controversies, social issues, halal alternatives, integration, and Islamophobia. This book will appeal to members of the public interested in learning about Islam and the Muslim community in Manitoba. It will also serve as an informative resource for historians, faith groups, and governing bodies.

Ismael Ibrahim Mukhtar has been one of the key leaders of the Manitoba Muslim community for over three decades. His extensive and wide-ranging community contributions include serving as president of the Manitoba Islamic Association, vice-president of the Muslim Student Association, editor-in-chief of the Manitoba Muslim Magazine, volunteer imam, and counsellor. He is an Islamic scholar, regularly lecturing and writing on Muslim issues. With this book, Mukhtar seeks to create a historical reference to prevent more of this rich history from being lost. And by creating a better understanding of his people, he hopes to demystify Muslims and combat Islamophobia, thereby contributing to a more positive environment for all. Mukhtar lives in Winnipeg with his wife and three children. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).


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