Belonging and Banishment: Being Muslim in Canada
It's often met by a raised eyebrow and perhaps a soft exhale. Then comes the barrage of questions and observations, subtly revealing society's myths about Muslims. Why don't you wear a veil? You don't seem to be a typical Muslim woman. You were born Muslim - but you're not practicing right?
As the surprise slowly wears off, out comes the curiosity. What's it like to be Muslim in Canada?