Present In All That We Do Present in All That We Do (2007) is a 58 minute-long documentary that connects the 1907 "Anti-Hindu" riot in Bellingham, Washington to contemporary struggles for immigrant rights in Whatcom County.
Oral History Interview with Nirmala Gnanapragasam
Nirmala (Nimmy) Gnanapragasam obtained her Bachelors Degree with First Class Honors from University of Moratuwa, Srilanka in 1985. She earned her MS (1988) and PhD (1993) from Northwestern University. Dr. Gnanapragasam joined Seattle University as an Assistant Professor in 1993, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1998.
"Ismail came to the United States in the 1980’s and has made Seattle his home ever since. He has a passion for learning and is a lifelong student. Ismail loves to eat the dishes his wife prepares, but learnt to cook with the help of Shan masala! Let's go on a journey of food, home and clothes that carry culture with Ismail."
"Paramita finds freedom in the Seattle freeze, a home in the mountains that surround us and hears the poetry in Maths! Let's chat with Paramita! Also in this episode, Prof. Nalini Iyer reviews Anita Rau Badami's Can You Hear the Nightbird Call?"
"Sharmila moved to the US when she was in 8th grade. She now makes her home between Seattle in the US and Kanpur and Ladakh in India. Her motto in life is “Live to Serve”. Currently, she is building a hostel for girls in Ladakh. In addition to being a teacher and a scientist, Sharmila has her own travel startup!"