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Old 05-05-2008, 10:04 AM
 
Location: Western Hoosierland
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hello,

my husband received a job offer in a small town in north dakota and we are thinking about relocating with our three children. we are muslim, and i have been looking for resources about muslim communities in the state but have not found many.

i would love to know if anyone can provide some information or some background, or if there are any muslim families living in small towns with small muslim communities, thatd be great!

thanks!
i would suggest check out the thread WHY MOVE TO NORTH DAKOTA
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Old 05-06-2008, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Fargo, North Dakota
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Maybe the issue MSUgrad has is based on the timeframe when she grew up. Things are pretty different now then say even 15 years ago.

My children are a mix of latin, jamaican, and german decent , and I think I have had more comments on how pretty they are in North Dakota than anywhere else.

I mean, i have had complete strangers come up to our family, old norweigan or german ladies literally stop in there tracks and comment. And they have been pleasant to converse with as well.

Are there people out there who probably hate us, sure. But, coming from the south, definitely better here.

As for muslim community in Harvey, I would say you may be hard pressed to find one. But, as with all faiths, your faith isn't really dependent on the fact that other people believe as you do. Sure it is nice to meet up with people with similar beliefs, but, there is more to a man than just his faith.
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Old 05-11-2008, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Rural Fargo
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Did you ever move to Fargo?
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Old 10-06-2008, 06:24 PM
 
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Default Finding Muslim Community in Grand Forks

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I found this web site of the Islamic Society of Fargo-Moorhead....

Islamic Society of Fargo-Moorhead (http://www.islamnd.org/main.php - broken link)


There is a muslim students assoc at the Univ of North Dakota at Grand Forks

http://www.und.edu/org/undmsa/ (broken link)

I did not find any web references for Bismarck and am less familiar about that city....but it is growing as as prev post said sure it has some group.

As for Minot....there is Minot State University so you might have a small organization there too but unsure.
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Old 10-06-2008, 09:22 PM
 
Location: AZ
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[SIZE=4]Ramadan cultural event sponsored by Muslim Student Association[/SIZE]The Muslim Student Association will host a cultural event on the month of Ramadan and show a documentary that explores the cultural values, religious practices and socio-cultural significance of this holy month. This event is scheduled Tuesday, Oct 17, at the International Centre, 2908 University Ave., and will be free for all. Iftar (fasting meals) and Ramadan dishes will be served. For more information please contact me at ammar.naji@und.edu.
-- Ammar Naji, Graduate Student, Muslim Student Organization, ammar.naji@und.edu, 701-777-2789


Memorial Union | The University of North Dakota


Hope this helps you out. I bet if you either email or call Ammar he can help you out.
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