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Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project: Interview with Tendell Sangmo
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tendell Sangmo was born in Tibet. She moved to India in 1960 with her parents. Upon arriving in the United States, Sangmo first lived in Ithaca, New York. She then moved to Minnesota in 2000. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, family, attending school in India, attending secretarial course in Delhi, working for the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), first jobs in the United States, finding housing in Minnesota, attending nursing school, working as a nurse in Minnesota, parenting and the challenges thereof, community, Tibetan Woman's Association (TWA), preserving culture, transportation, Tibetan youth, challenges, Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), activism in the community, busy lifestyle, similarities and differences between Tibetan, Indian, and American culture, dangers of assimilation, Tibetan Cultural Center, Tibetan language, Tibetan Green Books, Tibetan Government in Exile, children dating in the U.S., Miss Tibet Contest, future of community, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Buddhism, Tibetan Children's Village (TCV), English.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
37 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:43:26 running time
Creation Narrator: Sangmo, Tendell
Interviewer: Yangdon, Tenzin
Interviewer: Lenz, Charles
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Tibetans
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/27/2005
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 104
Accession Number AV2005.106.17
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project'