a motley gathering of young Khampa farmers casually pose for their snapshot with visitors, among them Barbara Nimri; Kham, East Sichuan, 1982, China
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Parijat with anthropologist Barbara Nimri Aziz. Aziz shared her discovery of Yogmaya’s story in the Arun Valley with Parijat, who in turn encouraged her intellectual associates to write about it and spurred the canonization of Yogmaya as Nepal’s first feminist.
Fellow students of Arabic at Damascus University, 2009
These ascetics at Manakamana were delighted to share their history with Barbara Nimri on her many visits. 1980
Head of Manakamana, welcomed BNAziz offering her full license to write the women’s histories. They last met in 1985.
Padma Magar is offered condolences from the school staff where her daughter who perished in the quake, had been enrolled.
Nepali poet and activist Parijat welcomed Barbara Nimri to her home in 1981, Kathmandu for what grew to a deep friendship.
Iraq. Sisters Hana and Tara Mustafa, students at Baghdad’s Al-Aqida Girls’ School, 1988.
Padma Magar lost her daughter (a student at Amrit School) and her husband when their home and shop collapsed. All that remains is bundled in this rented room. We secured some financial support fro outside donors, but after a year se left the area.
a Memo village farm-boy is delighted to show off his two lambs, Tibet, 1985
Formal portrait of Thupten Choeling Abbot Trulshik Rinpoche (1923-2011) with senior monks along with young initiates.
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A century ago Yogmaya and Durga Devi, two women champions of justice, emerged from a remote corner of rural Nepal to offer solutions to their nation’s social and political ills. Then they were forgotten.
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