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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project (Phase 2): Interview with Aparna Ramaswamy

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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Aparna Ramaswamy was born in India. She moved with her parents to Minnesota where she was raised and attended college. She studied classical dance in India, and has performed with the Ragamala Music and Dance Theater founded by her mother. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family life; interest in both Indian and American culture; studying dance in India; college life; Bharata Natyam dance; development and growth of the Ragamala dance company; participating in the School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) in Minnesota; views on Hindu religious practice; Indian movies; melding professional plans with interest in Indian dance; importance of maintaining a sense of Indian culture.
Quantity 31 pages transcript
2 hours sound cassette
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:32:52 running time
Creation Narrator: Ramaswamy, Ms. Aparna
Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Subjects East Indian Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 07/20/1997
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 56
Accession Number AV1999.4.13
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