Scout Tufankjian Finds Her Armenian Roots Across the Globe
May 4, 2015
First Republic Day, Freedom Square, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia. In her book, alongside her photographs, Tufankjian included quotes from Armenians she interviewed. The quotes aren’t from the subjects in the images, but speak to the broader Armenian experience. “I feel like the Armenian side of my heritage was really kept from me, so it’s intriguing—I sometimes wonder if I’ll ever go to Armenia, and if I did, would I connect with it like a ‘real’ Armenian?” said Ariane Khachatourians of Saskatchewan, Canada.