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Rabin K. Biswokarma Oral History Interview

Rabin Biswokarma speaks about his experience growing up in western Nepal, traveling to the US through various countries in Asia and Latin America, and the pervasiveness of caste-based discrimination, both overt and subtle, from the villages in Nepal to Kathmandu and in the US.

In this slideshow, you will see:
A picture of Rabin Biswokarma sharing his experience of taking action to recover his stolen wages, and connecting it to organizing for change.

Rabin Biswokarma wearing an Adhikaar T-shirt at the Climate March in Manhattan in 2014.

A picture that was taken outside the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Rabin Biswokarma spent months going from one Asian country to another to get to United States via the US-Mexico border.

Migration, Activism, Reflections on America, Displacement, Labor

Duration: 00:39:45

Date: November 11, 2021
Subject(s): Rabin K. Biswokarma
Type: Oral History
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Luna Ranjit
Contributor: Rabin K. Biswokarma
Location: Jackson Heights, Queens, NY

Collection: Luna Ranjit Fellowship Project
Donor: Rabin K. Biswokarma
Item History: 2022-07-01 (created); 2022-07-01 (modified)

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