Karen Community Oral History Project: Interview with Eh Thweet
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Eh Thweet was born in Burma in 1986. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life; Burmese military burning his village; struggle to pay for school; running from the Burmese army; finding food; landmines; fleeing to Thailand; living in a refugee camp in Thailand; religion; religious persecution; taking children from Burma to Thailand; coming to the United States; working for Catholic Charities; hopes of further education in Minnesota; Karen folktales.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
51 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:03:15 running time
Creation Interviewee: Thweet, Eh
Interviewer: Zander, David
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Karen (Southeast Asian people) -- Minnesota.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 11/05/2011
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 138
Accession Number AV2011.44.2
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Karen Community Oral History Project'

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