This interview with Dr. Shamiram Davoodpourian is about the importance of Assyrian as a mother language. Although the education and profession of Dr. Davoodpourian is not within the Assyrian language, she is holding a PhD in pharmacy, she has always been, and still is, very active in preserving and developing the Assyrian language and culture. She is a writer and poet, and she is editorial chief of the SHAMIRAM-magazine published by the Shamiram Assyrian Women Society. Dr. Davoodpourian is also a member of the editorial board of the Assyrian journal Ashlay Nissaba.
Hagyana Atourayais a new Assyrian cultural and educational resource. A place to find grea examples of literary work, culture and ancestral heritage. The website is a spark that will ignite the flame of love among our people and is a treasury of wisdom and a guardian of our name, language, history and identity.