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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project (Phase 2): Interview with Aparna Ramaswamy
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.
31 pages transcript
2 hours sound cassette
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01:32:52 running time
Interviewee: Ramaswamy, Ms. Aparna
Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
East Indian Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 56 (Library Call Number)
AV1999.4.13 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project (Phase 2)'