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Nawang G.

New York, NY, USA2 reviews

$200 - $400 / Day

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  • Translator

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About Nawang

Nawang Tsering Gurung is a consultant, translator, speaker, and tour specialist originally from the Himalayan region of Mustang in Nepal and now based in New York City. Nawang is the founder and coordinator of the oral history project Voices of the Himalayas: Language, Culture and Belonging in Immigrant New York, which has been documenting the languages, cultures, social histories, folklore and community life of Himalayan New Yorkers. He is also founder and director of Yulha Fund, a non-profit dedicated to ensuring sustainable livelihoods and improving access to education and healthcare in the Himalayan communities of Nepal. Nawang served as a translator and assistant on the National Geographic documentaries “Himalayan Megaquake” and “Cave People of the Himalayas.” He also has extensive experiences as a research assistant for Sienna Craig, an anthropologist at Dartmouth College, working in both Mustang and New York. He is the co-author on several presentations and publications based on this work and co-author of the book “Dogyab: Rituel Tibetain de Conjuration du Mal” (in French), a study of Bön religion in Nepal.

Top Projects

  • Nepali Translations

    • Translator
    Great Big Story

    Produced for Great Big Story on Storyhunter

    September 2019

  • Food Shoot in Queens

    • Fixer

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  • Great Big Story

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