Maung Nyeu receives awards for his children's book, Princess Monori

June 23, 2017
Princess Monori

Early Career Scholar Maung Nyeu received the Independent Publishers National bronze medal award in multicultural children's book category for his children’s book, Princess Monori, based on the Indigenous stories from the Chittagong Hill Tracts. The book also received an award from the Colorado Authors’ League. Maung is the founder and executive director of Our Golden Hour, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving the languages and cultures of the indigenous peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh, and develop a model that can help threatened cultures and languages around the world.