Tagged with Hari Tiwari

Yellow Garlands and Preeti Files

Yellow Garlands and Preeti Files

Selling Fruit and Garlands for the Diwali Festival by John Pavelka/Creative Commons Narad Adhikari listened to the storyteller Hari Tiwari on tape as she told The Story of a Pumpkin, the story we selected in our Bhutanese-Nepali folktale project. He read the tale interpreted into English by Nilhari Bandari, which I had transcribed. Then he composed the story in Nepali … Continue reading

The Next Life of a Wedding Sari

The Next Life of a Wedding Sari

Storyteller Hari Tiwari and Ambika talk about the design in Ambika’s sari Hoo – ray to artist Susan Gaylord who’s joined Dal Rai, Hari and Ambika Sharma, me, and many others in the NH Humanities Council Bhutanese-Nepali Book Project. Susan is now the book designer. She created a  book dummy with the text of The Story of … Continue reading

Book Arts Tuesday/Bhutanese-Nepali Folktale Project

Book Arts Tuesday/Bhutanese-Nepali Folktale Project

I am thrilled to be working on the Bhutanese-Nepali Folktale Project, which is part of the The New Hampshire Humanities Council statewide literacy initiative called Connections. The project’s goals are: to create a bilingual picture book that supports English language acquisition of new Americans from Bhutan, to preserve a traditional tale in the mother tongue, and to … Continue reading