Economics: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
A lot of opportunity, if you are willing to work hard. Tashi Lhewa Tibetan Becoming Americans, Economics, Opportunities in America
Here in Minnesota, you are all the time encouraged to be only thinking money. Gyatsho Tssering Tibetan Becoming Americans, Economics, Generation Gap, Problems in America
Exile in Nepal. Yangchen Dolkar Tibetan Economics, Escape, Oppression, Work, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
My dream was to have a lot of land and have people work for me. Cher Vang Hmong Economics, Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
I was a soldier and a mayor until 1960 when the American people came. Nhia Yer Yang Hmong Economics, War, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
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
Buying homes, settling in, making a difference. Abdisalam Adam Somali Community, Economics, Contributions, We Are Here
We're people with ambitions. Maryan Del Somali Community, Economics, Contributions, We Are Here
In India, they call them servants. Deepak Nath Asian Indian Culture Clash, Economics, 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
Gada & Associates: Energy Conservation Work. Ram Gada Asian Indian Economics, Work, Contributions, We Are Here
A lot of relatives say we are wealthy, so they give us their children. Khou Xiong Hmong Economics, Family, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
I was paid 200 pesos a month. Adelbert Batica Filipino Economics, Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
I had to cut firewood; that’s the job they gave me. Victorino Alojado Filipino Economics, Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
Gawad Kalinga means ‘to give care.’ Patrick Faunillan Filipino Civic Engagement, Economics, Youth Experiences, Contributions, We Are Here
To go to the hospital we had to be really, really sick. Anna Amaya Latino Economics, New Immigrant Experiences, Life in the Old Country, Traditions & Values
Ninety percent of the Mayan people, the indigenous people, were poor people. Emiliano Chagil Latino Economics, Oppression, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
There was never enough of anything, especially food. Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin Latino Economics, Food, War, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
It was beautiful – it was hard. Susana de León Latino Economics, Family, Youth Experiences, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
We were called communists. José H. Trejo Latino Economics, Oppression, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
I had expected one thing and came into another one. José H. Trejo Latino Economics, Travel to U.S., Work, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
We landed in Willmar, and that’s where we stayed. Lourdez Ortega Schwab Latino Economics, Travel to U.S., Work, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
Education has to be a top priority. Emiliano Chagil Latino Becoming Americans, Economics, Education, Opportunities in America
The schools here were free. Martha Castaňon Latino Becoming Americans, Economics, Education, Opportunities in America
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
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