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Asians in Greater Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Saksady Xai Song Kham
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Saksady Xai Song Kham was born in 1958 in Pak Se Champassak, Laos. He arrived in Minnesota as a refugee in 1980. At the time of the interview he was an active union representative and a dedicated supporter and organizer of the Lao community in Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Crossing the Mekong River to escape to Thailand, living in a refugee camp; traveling back to Laos to help his captured family escape; life in the refugee camp; adjusting to American culture; adjusting to the Midwest; building and supporting the Lao community.
Quantity 1 hour compact disc
36 pages transcripts
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:00:23 running time
Creation Narrator: Kham, Saksady Xai Song
Interviewer: Yang, Pa
Made in Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 09/23/2012
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 144
Accession Number AV2012.5.14
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Asians in Greater Minnesota Oral History Project'