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Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project: Interview with Kalsang Phuntsok
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Kalsang Phuntsok was born in Pithoragarh, India. He grew up and attended high school in Dharamsala. Phuntsok then attended college in the United States at Berea College in Kentucky. He now lives in Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, family, similarities and differences between India and the US, Regional Tibetan Youth Congress (RTYC), leadership in the community, Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota (TAFM), Tibetan Cultural Center, community, preserving culture, His Holiness the Dalai Lama's visit to Minnesota, Tibetan Cultural School, Tibetan Association of Minnesota (TAM), citizenship, marriage, Tibetan politics, Tibetan Welfare Office, Students for Free Tibet (SFT), youth, challenges, future of Tibet.
2 hours sound cassette
31 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:26:41 running time
Interviewee: Phuntsok, Kalsang
Interviewer: Khando, Tenzin
Interviewer: Lenz, Charles
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 104 (Library Call Number)
AV2005.106.15 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project'