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Asians in Greater Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Toua Yang
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Toua Yang was born in Xhiangkhouang, Laos. He escaped to a refugee camp in Thailand, where he spent ten years before coming to the U.S. At the time of the interview Yang was a mental health case manager for Lyon, Redwood Falls, Yellow Medicine, and Murray counties. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Escaping Laos; experiences in refugee camp; adjusting to life in America; family; health issues in the Hmong community; Minnesota's education system and the achievement gap.
Quantity .75 hours compact disc
23 pages transcripts
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:41:40 running time
Creation Narrator: Yang, Toua
Interviewer: Yang, Pa
Made in Marshall, Lyon County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Marshall, Lyon County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 09/29/2012
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 144
Accession Number AV2012.5.16
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Asians in Greater Minnesota Oral History Project'