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Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project: Interview with Tsewang Sangmo Lama
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tsewang Sangmo Lama was born in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal. She graduated from the Tibetan Children's Village (TCV) in Dharamsala, India. Lama moved to Minnesota in 2000 to attend St. Cloud State University. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, family, Tibetan Children's Village (TCV), school in India, coming to Minnesota, first impressions of Minnesota, adjusting to the United States, college experiences, Students for a Free Tibet (SFT), starting a political organization, Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota (TAFM), International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), activism, U.S. politics, influence of older Tibetans, community, future education plans, international students, adjusting to weather, preserving culture, Tibetans in Nepal, differences and similarities between Tibetan and American values, working on the Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
31 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:57:59 running time
Creation Narrator: Lama, Tsewang Sangmo
Interviewer: Lenz, Charles
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Made in Minnesota History Center
Subjects Tibetans
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Made in Minnesota History Center
Dates Creation: 09/19/2005
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 104
Accession Number AV2005.106.9
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project'