Wangyal Ritzekura: Becoming Minnesotan

Wangyal T. Ritzekura, c.2005.

Wangyal T. Ritzekura was born in Dzonga, Tibet. At a young age he moved with his parents to India. Ritzekura was teacher in India from 1976 until leaving for Minnesota in 1992 as part of the United States Tibetan Resettlement Project. Since arriving in Minnesota, Ritzekura has been a teacher, translator, and education liaison for the Tibetan community.

Full interview

  • Full name - Wangyal Tenzin Ritzekura
  • Age - 52
  • Date of interview - 08.19.2005
  • Gender - Male
  • Generation - First Generation American / Immigrant
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