Trade and Travels From Manang to New York – Manange

April 25, 2021 by No Comments

Two leaders of the Manange community in Queens, Phoolmaya (Tshering) Gurung and Tsewang Gyamtso Gurung, meet in Tsewang’s shop and talk about life “as one big family” in the diaspora. They address changes in the community, personal life history, and the challenges of preserving Manange cultural traditions.

Recorded by ELA in Queens on August 7, 2016.  Part of the Voices of the Himalaya project: