Rajan Maharjan Oral History Interview
Rajan Maharjan is a first generation immigrant from Nepal currently living in Queens, NY and working in Manhattan. The interviewee discussed growing up in Yala in Kathmandu valley, coming from a farming community, his family, struggles of early days in New York, his literary forays, and hopes for his young daughter. Also discussed: caste, ethnicity, class in Nepal and Nepali diaspora.
Fareschta As A Child
Fareschta speaks fondly of her childhood in Germany. She says that her parents never made her and her siblings feel the hardships they faced as Afghan immigrants in a remote German town.