Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Emiliano Chagil
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Emiliano Chagil was born in Guatemala in the city of San Lucas Tolimán. Chagil went to college in the city of Sololá where he completed his bachelor's degree and later received his engineering degree at the University of San Carlos. He moved to Minnesota in 1980 because of the civil war in Guatemala. He later proved to be an influential leader for Latin communities in Minnesota and Guatemala. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family; Guatemalan community and culture; financial struggles; Mayan and Christian religions; civil unrest; identity; landscape differences of Minnesota and Guatemala; Latino community in Minnesota; immigration; education; and refugees.
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41 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:49:51 running time
Creation Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Interviewee: Chagil, Emiliano
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/07/2010
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.4
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'

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