nepalese people in québec
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DESCRIPTIONNEPALESE People In Québec. By philippe ringuETTE. Bhutanese refugees from Nepal refugee camp Camps mostly composed of Bhutaneses who escape from Bhutan : Violence against hindouist Bhutaneses . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
NEPALESE People In QubecBy philippe ringuETTE
Bhutanese refugees from Nepal refugee camp
Camps mostly composed of Bhutaneses who escape from Bhutan : Violence against hindouist Bhutaneses.
Most of them are from Nepalese descent/kinship. They speak both bhutanese and nepali.
Miserable conditions although some can go temporarely in India : Studying, working.
Low life expectancy
Low hygiene and presence of animals like monkey in the surrounding areas.
Need a certain amount of money (few thousand of rupee) to be able to emigrate to another country.
Popular destinations : Australia, New Zealand, USA
Bhutanese/Nepalese in Qubec
Stats for Qubec City :
2008 : Only a few (number unknown)
2012 : over 800 (its still growing up)Demographic concentration : Vanier (Nepaltown), Limoilou, Basse-Ville.
Interesting socio-cultural facts
Solid solidarity but great openmindness; being sociable and hospitable is very important.
Manav Dharma : hinduist religion promoting sharing and exchange with others persons from different religions (Faith in Jesus and Buddha)
Most of them are vegetarians (no meat, fish, seafood) except for children. Way to reach higher conciousness and do not drink any alchool.
Integration : the great challenge
Obstacles : -Language boundariesSocio-cultural structure and taboos (especially physical ones)No education
Learning french is extremely difficultInteracting with Qubcois is also difficult though most of them really want to meet Qubcois.Getting a job is nearly impossible if you cant speak french
Now some Nepalese words
Namaste : Hi
Kosto Onounja : How are you?
Sansechu : Im fine
Dagnebat : Thank you
Swagatam : Youre welcomeMy Favorite : Mon timilay maya garsu :
And now lets sing a song!!!
Jagunna sathi jagunnaDarmako Bato LagunnaDarmako paran Garera HamileJiwan Bitanu Cha