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Andrea Maragh Macko Oral History Interview

Andrea Maragh Macko discusses her migration from Jamaica to NY then Miami and growing up in a strict Hindu household, her family history of Pandits, and founding mandirs in Jamaica and Miami, FL. Her family was very involved in growing Lakshmi Narayan Mandir and then Amar Jyoti mandir in Miami. Andrea also discusses the songs and traditions passed down in her family.

In this slideshow, you will see:
Andrea Macko and husband, Wayne Macko, in 2021 at Lakshmi Narayan Mandir in Miami celebrating Karva Chauth.

Rajesh Maragh and his father Rama Maragh washing a conch shell for puja in 2005 in Miami, FL.

Andrea & Wayne Macko visiting Sanathan Dharma Mandir in Jamaica along with other family members.

Andrea Macko & family at a wedding in Georgia in 1998.

Four generations of the Maragh family visiting the Sanathan Dharma Mandir in Kingston, Jamaica, founded by their family, for the 50th anniversary.

Family, Religion

Duration: 00:51:49

Date: May 2, 2022
Subject(s): Andrea Maragh Macko
Type: Oral History
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Michael Henry
Contributor: Andrea Maragh Macko
Location: Miami, FL

Collection: Michael Henry Fellowship Project
Donor: Andrea Maragh Macko
Item History: 2022-06-15 (created); 2022-07-22 (modified)

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