Utica to Celebrate World Refugee Day 2017

by Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees UTICA – The Mohaek Valley Resource Center for Refugees and Fidels Care invite the public to join them in celebrating World Refugee Day on Saturday, June 17th at Hanna Park at Utica City Hall from 12 PM until 4 PM. Utica, a city known as “The Town that Loves Refugees”, is an especially appropriate place to commemorate refugees’ … Continue reading Utica to Celebrate World Refugee Day 2017

Upcoming at OCHC: A Journey of 7,611 Miles

by Oneida County History Center UTICA – Bhutan is a multicultural country whose people speak a variety of languages and was a place of relative tranquility until the mid-1980s. The government’s adoption of the ‘One Nation, One People Policy’ displaced more than 100,000 Bhutanese Nepali whose language, culture, and traditions differed from those of the Buddhist ruling elites.  Bhutan effectively started forcing all Lhotshampas out … Continue reading Upcoming at OCHC: A Journey of 7,611 Miles