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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 selfie of Prarthana Gurung during a solo hike in Paros, Greece.

Prarthana Gurung enjoying her morning cup of chiya in a mug from Virginia at the kausi of her family home in Budhanilkantha in northern Kathmandu valley.

Flowers in Maya's mom's rooftop garden that is Maya's happy place.

Identity, Reflections on America

Duration: 01:19:37

Date: January 8, 2022
Subject(s): Prarthana Gurung, Maya
Type: Oral History
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Luna Ranjit
Contributor: Prarthana Gurung, Maya
Location: Jackson Heights, Queens, NY

Collection: Luna Ranjit Fellowship Project
Donor: Prarthana Gurung, Maya
Item History: 2022-06-30 (created); 2022-07-01 (modified)

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