Culture Clash: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
The good part of America is that freedom. Thupten Dadak Tibetan Culture Clash, Freedom, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
I don’t want to die in the United States. Tsewang Sangmo Lama Tibetan Ceremonies & Rituals, Culture Clash, Life in the Old Country, Traditions & Values
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
The change of culture was striking to this son. Tenzin Chodon Tibetan Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Education, Youth Experiences, Problems in America
People don’t have the time here. Tenzin Ngawang Tibetan Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Time, Problems in America
We can’t see our family. Tendell Sangmo Tibetan Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Time, Problems in America
If our American friends don't have to do it, why do I have to do it? Yang Cha Ying Hmong Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Generation Gap, Problems in America
If you want to be a farmer, to start a business, you have to have money. Mai Neng Moua Hmong Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Economics, Food, Work, Problems in America
Helping the Hmong community to better health care. Cher Vang Hmong Civic Engagement, Culture Clash, Work, Contributions, We Are Here
I always feel that we're under pressure and short on time. Abdisalam Adam Somali Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Time, Problems in America
It has been a real challenge, parental involvement in the schools. Abdisalam Adam Somali Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Education, Problems in America
Where do you pray? Abdisalam Adam Somali Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Religion, Problems in America
They have to make some accommodations. Hared Mah Somali Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Religion, Problems in America
You're supposed to take care of your parents. Maryan Del Somali Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Family, 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
Kids grow independent very quickly. Lincoln Gada Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Family, Problems in America
In India, they call them servants. Deepak Nath Asian Indian Culture Clash, Economics, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
A different way of thinking. Aparna Ganguli Asian Indian Culture Clash, Family, Gender Roles, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
According to them, I’ve become very Americanized. Bash Singh Asian Indian Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Economics
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
I didn't grow up here. Kusum Saxena Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Generation Gap, Problems in America
We didn't know how to ask anybody for directions. Pennamma Cherucheril Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Language, Travel to U.S., Problems in America
Sometimes we make our kids live in two different worlds. Deep Shikha Gupta Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Generation Gap, Identity, Problems in America
At the beginning, I didn’t quite embrace the Filipino culture. Patrick Faunillan Filipino Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Food, Identity, Youth Experiences
It was the coldest day of my life. Susana de León Latino Culture Clash, New Immigrant Experiences, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
My English was absolutely zero. Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin Latino Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Education, Language, New Immigrant Experiences
The whole story behind refugees is that they’re running for their lives. Emiliano Chagil Latino Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Immigration Policy, Politics, Problems in America
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
Educating new immigrants in the banking system. Lourdez Ortega Schwab Latino Civic Engagement, Culture Clash, Work, Contributions, We Are Here
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