Ties to Homeland: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
Living with sponsors: We wanted to stand on our own feet. Wangyal Ritzekura Tibetan Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Community, New Immigrant Experiences, Ties to Homeland, Travel to U.S.
By becoming U.S. citizens you can do a lot that you cannot do otherwise. Wangyal Ritzekura Tibetan Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Citizenship, Civic Engagement, Ties to Homeland
Wherever we go there's 'R' written on our forehead – 'Refugee'. Tenzin Chodon Tibetan Freedom, Identity, Ties to Homeland, Cultural Preservation, We Are Here
Finding work and loneliness in a new country. Yangchen Dolkar Tibetan Assimilation, Becoming Americans, New Immigrant Experiences, Religion, Ties to Homeland, Work
There was loneliness in us because all our friends and relatives were not here with us. Kim Yang Hmong Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Family, Language, New Immigrant Experiences, Ties to Homeland
I hope our people will keep our culture and customs alive. Nhia Yer Yang Hmong Identity, Ties to Homeland, Cultural Preservation, We Are Here
Everything I have to do on my own. Maryan Del Somali Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Family, New Immigrant Experiences, Ties to Homeland
It takes three days to go from one part of India to the other. Prasanna Mishra Asian Indian Ties to Homeland, Coming to America, The Journey
It is better to stay here, because, as a woman, I have more rights. Deep Shikha Gupta Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Freedom, Gender Roles, Ties to Homeland, Opportunities in America
A couple of my cousins in Mexico are on Facebook, so we’ve been able to keep contact. Martha Castaňon Latino Family, Ties to Homeland, Cultural Preservation, We Are Here
It’s hard for them to understand the hardships, the poverty. Emiliano Chagil Latino Economics, Generation Gap, Ties to Homeland, Cultural Preservation, We Are Here
We do quinceañeras - that’s something that we carry down. Anna Amaya Latino Ceremonies & Rituals, Ethnic Festivals, Ties to Homeland, Cultural Preservation, We Are Here
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