News
News Home
Quick Bites Archive
Exploradio Archive
Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us
People


WKSU looks at the lives and culture of Akron newest immigrant community
The impact of thousands of Bhutanese refugees have impacted the city in dozens of big and small ways
by WKSU's JEFF ST. CLAIR


Reporter / Host
Jeff St. Clair
 
Download (WKSU Only)

They’re Northeast Ohio’s newest immigrant community – Akron’s Bhutanese refugees.

In the 1990’s, they were expelled from their villages in Bhutan and have spent decades in refugee camps in Nepal.

WKSU is launching a six-part series next week exploring their new lives in Ohio.

WSKU reporter M.L. Schultze discovered that their arrival in Akron can be traced to one man...

We’ll get to that in a minute …

LISTEN: Jeff St.Clair talks with M.L. Schultze about the impact of the thousands of Bhutanese refugees who now call the Akron area their home.

Other options:
MP3 Download (4:25)


(Click image for larger view.)

 
 

WKSU begins a five-part series examining the lives and challenges of the newest migrants to our area, Akron’s Bhutanese community on Monday.

 
Page Options

Print this page



Copyright © 2022 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University