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Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project: Interview with Tashi Khongertsang
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tashi Khongertsang was born in India and moved to Nepal with his parents. He attended school in Kalingpong, India. Khongertsang moved to Seattle as a teenager to live with family. He then moved to Minnesota in 1996. He is the owner of Tibet's Corner, the first Tibetan-owned restaurant in Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, family, attending school in India, moving to the United States, adjusting to life in the U.S., weather, first jobs in the U.S., opening a restaurant, generational differences within community, Tibetan food, educating Westerners, running a business, community, stereotypes, differences and similarities between Tibetans and Westerners, citizenship, preserving culture.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
23 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:30:22 running time
Creation Narrator: Khongertsang, Tashi
Interviewer: Norbu, Dorjee T.
Interviewer: Lenz, Charles
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Tibetans
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/24/2005
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 104
Accession Number AV2005.106.8
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project'