Prarthana Gurung and Maya Oral History Interview
Conversation with Prarthana Gurung and Maya (name changed) about growing up in the U.S. (Prarthana) and in Nepal (Maya), flattening of identity, feeling alienated within Nepali community because of gender and ethnicity, finding chosen family, and the privilege of having the luxury to explore identity not bogged down by day-to-day survival
In this slideshow, you will see:
A stack of WaiWai
Stack of WaiWai, instant noodles associated with nostalgia for immigrants from urban Nepal of a certain generation who grew up eating them as snacks and meals.
Maya keeping her culture alive through food, using her mother's recipes.