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Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project: Interview with Yangchen Dolkar

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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tenzin Dolkar was born in Dingri, Tibet. She moved to Nepal when she was young with her family. Dolkar moved to Minnesota in 1993 as part of the United States Tibetan Resettlement Project. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, family, leaving Tibet, living in a Tibetan settlement in Nepal, United States Tibetan Resettlement Project, Tibetan Green Book, deciding to come to the U.S., family separation, coming to the US, challenges, including gangs and violence, community, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, finding work in Minnesota, immigration challenges, caring for ill husband, death of son, Buddhism, opportunities in the U.S., Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), singing. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: This interview was conducted in Tibetan and transcribed in English.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
27 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:26:17 running time
Creation Narrator: Dolkar, Yangchen
Interviewer: Yangdon, Tenzin
Interviewer: Lenz, Charles
Made in Saint Anthony, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Tibetan Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Saint Anthony, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/26/2005
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 104
Accession Number AV2005.106.3
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