youth experiences: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
My dad arrived here first. Tashi Lhewa Tibetan Immigration Policy, Youth Experiences, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
I got a letter telling that my dad was going to America. Tenzin Khando Tibetan Family, Youth Experiences, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
There were other minorities present - it didn't feel like you were the only outsider. Tenzin Khando Tibetan Assimilation, Becoming Americans, New Immigrant Experiences, Youth Experiences
The lack of ruling in the class by the teacher – that was very different. Tenzin Khando Tibetan Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Education, Youth Experiences
We have a lot of delinquency problems with the youth over here. Tashi Lhewa Tibetan Becoming Americans, Generation Gap, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
The change of culture was striking to this son. Tenzin Chodon Tibetan Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Education, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
You don't understand the word 'eat' - you just say 'no'. Cher Vang Hmong Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Education, Language, New Immigrant Experiences, Youth Experiences
They’re immigrant people - they’re like me. Maryan Del Somali Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Discrimination, Youth Experiences
America is hard, but you can do it. Maryan Del Somali Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Education, Language, Religion, Youth Experiences
Young people are not losing culture, but they are entwining with American culture. Mohamed Jama Somali Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Generation Gap, Youth Experiences
Escape from the Khmer Rouge: Part 1. Thaly Chhour Khmer Genocide, War, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
A child in the work camps: Part 1. Monoram Hang Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
The Beatles, Indian culture, and America in the 1960s. Nirupama Misra Asian Indian Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Youth Experiences
It's definitely a taught hatred, and it's taught ignorance. Deepak Nath Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Discrimination, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
A child in the work camps: Part 2. Monoram Hang Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
Growing up in the Philippines. Adelbert Batica Filipino Family, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Traditions & Values
It was just like an army. Belen Andrada Filipino Family, Gender Roles, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Traditions & Values
School was very stressful. Maryam Beltran Shapland Filipino Education, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Traditions & Values
I loved the city where I lived. Victorino Alojado Filipino Family, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Traditions & Values
I also remember our yaya. Patrick Faunillan Filipino Family, Youth Experiences, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
We had just gotten the notice that the Japanese were coming. Belen Andrada Filipino War, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
There was no school at all. Belen Andrada Filipino Education, Language, Oppression, War, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
I was excited about seeing my mom and my dad again. Patrick Faunillan Filipino Travel to U.S., Youth Experiences, Coming to America, The Journey
I think they expected that we would date outside of our community. Maryam Beltran Shapland Filipino Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Youth Experiences
At the beginning, I didn’t quite embrace the Filipino culture. Patrick Faunillan Filipino Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Food, Identity, Youth Experiences
I get to choose what I want to do. Maryam Beltran Shapland Filipino Becoming Americans, Education, Youth Experiences, Opportunities in America
It was a very hard year. Maryam Beltran Shapland Filipino Becoming Americans, Education, Language, New Immigrant Experiences, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
Filipino-Minnesotan Youth Organization. Patrick Faunillan Filipino Bi-Cultural, Cultural Centers, Identity, Youth Experiences, Cultural Preservation, We Are Here
Gawad Kalinga means ‘to give care.’ Patrick Faunillan Filipino Civic Engagement, Economics, Youth Experiences, Contributions, We Are Here
I had a really wonderful, fun childhood. Susana de León Latino Family, Food, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Traditions & Values
I was fourteen when my husband asked me to marry him. Anna Amaya Latino Marriage, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Traditions & Values
It was beautiful – it was hard. Susana de León Latino Economics, Family, Youth Experiences, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
There were very, very few Hispanics going to school. Martha Castaňon Latino Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Education, Identity, Youth Experiences
I knew he wasn’t coming to tell me ‘Happy Easter’. José H. Trejo Latino Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Language, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
I was not given the interscholastic exams. José H. Trejo Latino Becoming Americans, Discrimination, Education, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
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