The migrant narrative

"As a Zoroastrian who has lived in Pakistan, Azerbaijan and the US, I am interested in preserving migration stories and archival work through oral documentation,” stated Sharmeen Mehri (pictured). She was awarded a fellowship by the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) in October 2021 to examine and preserve the migration experiences of Zoroastrians from South Asia settled in the US. She will carry out and conduct oral interviews to highlight an often overlooked minority group in the South Asian diaspora. "By recording a diverse range of voices, this archive will document how Zoroastrians preserve or adapt their cultural expressions......

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