Khmer: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
Escape from the Khmer Rouge: Part 1. Thaly Chhour Khmer Genocide, War, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
They took my father. Henry Nelson Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
Obey Anka, or die. Henry Nelson Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
I know that I'm not dead yet. Henry Nelson Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
I run toward Thailand - they catch me again. Henry Nelson Khmer Escape, Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
Waiting for the flight to come. Chamreun Tan Khmer Refugee Camps, Travel to U.S., Work, Coming to America, The Journey
The job is so hard for me to do it, because I'm new in this country. Chamreun Tan Khmer Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Cultural Centers, New Immigrant Experiences, Work
When they go to school, they have another law that they must follow. Chamreun Tan Khmer Becoming Americans, Generation Gap, Problems in America
It's really frustrating for them to learn the other language. Chamreun Tan Khmer Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Language, Problems in America
A chance for a new life in America. Henry Nelson Khmer Escape, Refugee Camps, Travel to U.S., War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
The reason that brought me to Minnesota because I found one of my sister. Henry Nelson Khmer Education, Family, Travel to U.S., Work, Coming to America, The Journey
I don't use the word 'meeting'. Henry Nelson Khmer Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Cultural Centers, New Immigrant Experiences
A child in the work camps: Part 1. Monoram Hang Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
They approve me to come to the United States. Monoram Hang Khmer Escape, Immigration Policy, Refugee Camps, Travel to U.S., War, Coming to America, The Journey
We were lucky. Thaly Chhour Khmer Escape, Politics, Refugee Camps, War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
My first teacher in Minnesota tried to encourage me to speak to anybody on the street. Thaly Chhour Khmer Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Education, Language, New Immigrant Experiences
A child in the work camps: Part 2. Monoram Hang Khmer Genocide, Oppression, War, Youth Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
Escape from the Khmer Rouge: Part 2. Thaly Chhour Khmer Escape, Genocide, Oppression, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
nid: Khmer