M. L. Schultze, who is the digital editor and an award-winning reporter and analyst at WKSU-FM (89.7 on the FM dial) has produced a series of radio spots about Bhutanese/Neapese refugees living in the Akron area. These programs aired on WKSU and they are still available as MP3 files on the www.wksu.org website.
Following are links to each of the six five-minute programs, with a list of the people interviewed in each story.
Festivals, fishing, and the world's game of football
Ash Maya Subba
Bhakta Ghimirey *Sangan internet radio
Law, order and building trust
Captain Sylvia Trundle
Officer Kevin Evans
Learning language, culture and more
Principal Rachel Tecca
Teacher Catherine Hughes
Bhutanese resettlement has had a big economic impact
Antoine Wilson, job orientation for International Institute of Akron
Elaine Woloshyn, International Institute of Akron, Executive Director
Scott Bailey, baker
North Hill, its history and its newest settlers
Carl Wallace, pastor
How thousands of people arrived in Akron from half a world away
Lai and Indrawoti Rai
Madhu Sharma, immigration attorney with IIA
Mary Raitano, IIA resettlement director
WKSU broadcasts at 89.7 MHz throughout NE Ohio and is affiliated with National Public Radio (NPR), Public Radio International (PRI), and Kent State University.