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Foodways, Immigration & Migration
With the support of DC Oral History Collaborative, we invited five Asian American chefs/restaurateurs to share their lived experiences of opening restaurants in D.C.
Cultural Transmission, Immigration & Migration, Music
The marimba and its accompanying percussive instruments, along with singing and dancing, are an essential part of the Pacific Colombian-Ecuadorian culture.
Immigration & Migration
When I was a little girl, I was confused as to whether I was Armenian or American. Both words sounded alike and looked very similar to me.
Immigration & Migration, Language
When Oswaldo Martín immigrated to East Oakland, California, nineteen years ago, no one in his class or neighborhood spoke his language.
Community, Immigration & Migration
“Aquí se podría encontrar una cura para la angustia y la soledad de estar lejos de su hogar porque, bueno, era su hogar”.
“Here you could find a cure for the heartbreak and loneliness of being away from home because, well, it was home.”
In Chinese culture, it is a widespread belief that mental illness results from ancestors’ punishment on the current generation.
Immigration & Migration, Music
To honor her nona, Flory has made it her life’s mission to preserve the songs, music, and language of her Ladino family.
At Thip Khao in Washington, D.C., Chef Seng serves Lao food, family style.
A multi-voiced conversation about our complex society is happening right in front of our ears.