Class & Work: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
They are a part of this community and they have to work together. Tashi Lhewa Tibetan Community, Identity, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
Over fifteen plus years I’ve been working as a teacher. Wangyal Ritzekura Tibetan Education, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
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
When I was growing up, I was a shepherd. Abdisalam Adam Somali Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
In India, they call them servants. Deepak Nath Asian Indian Culture Clash, Economics, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
In India, if you got a job, it stays with you your whole life. Sudhansu Misra Asian Indian Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
The value of hard work cannot be substituted with anything in this world. Deepak Nath Asian Indian Education, Family, 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
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 already teaching. Belen Andrada Filipino Education, Work, 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 also remember our yaya. Patrick Faunillan Filipino Family, Youth Experiences, 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
It’s not expensive to raise nine children, because the children don’t complain. Victorino Alojado Filipino Education, Family, Marriage, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
We had to speak two languages growing up. Emiliano Chagil Latino Language, Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
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
I grew up learning the trade as an upholsterer. Ramón León Latino Work, 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
nid: Class & Work