Our Indiegogo Campaign is Live!

Our Indiegogo Campaign is Live!

We are thrilled to announce that we have launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise money for Threads That Tie Us! As we begin to head into post-production, we need to raise some funds in order to complete the film. Our first goal is $50,000, but we do have stretch goals...
All Oshwals Have A Unique Surname

All Oshwals Have A Unique Surname

Although the “Shah” surname is commonly used by Oshwals, every Oshwal has a unique surname that he or she identifies with. For example, my surname is Dodhia. Watch this video for the history of this surname. Posted by Oshwal News on Saturday, September 10,...
Is It Important To Maintain One’s Own Mother Tongue?

Is It Important To Maintain One’s Own Mother Tongue?

https://threadsthattieus.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/ontariotoday_20170321_71807-1.mp3Most of us today use English to communicate. We also think in English. If this is the case, how do we maintain Gujarati as a language if we cannot express ourselves in it? This is...
Asian Kenyans Seek to Be Declared a ‘Tribe’ of Their Own

Asian Kenyans Seek to Be Declared a ‘Tribe’ of Their Own

Author: Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura. New York Times. NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s national census used to classify them as “Other.” Now, Kenyans of Indian and Pakistani descent, many of whose forebears helped build the nation and fight colonialism but who have often been...