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goals of khush (TG).pdf
This image depicts the Khush mandate from 1989 and describes a future project that they wish to work on - Salaam Toronto, which would be the beginning of Desh Pardesh as well.

DP024- Paramjit (Final Transcript).pdf
Paramjit Rai was a volunteer and co-coordinator at Desh Pardesh for a number of years. She discusses her experience as a social policy worker and academic at the festival and how this role of “outsider” informed her perspective on the festival.…

DP019 - Michelle (Final Transcript).pdf
Mohabeer discusses her experience of moving to Canada during the 1970s, when racism, sexism and homophobia were rampant. She also discusses briefly her experience as a Pakistani person in a time where Paki-bashing was common place. Mohabeer then goes…

DP036 - Zainub (Final Transcript).pdf
Verjee talks about her experience interacting with the Desh Pardesh festival in the late 1990s. She was not involved directly at an organizational level, but comes from a background in community organization because of her involvement in groups such…
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