Pacific Islander Community Oral History Project: Interview with Faamati Winey

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Titles Pacific Islander Community Oral History Project: Interview with Faamati Winey
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Faamati Winey was born in Samoa in 1976. At the time of the interview she was the owner of four Snap Fitness franchises. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life and family; education; meeting her husband; her Snap Fitness franchises; coming to Minnesota; languages spoken at home and learning English; Samoan traditions and history; the village she grew up in; Samoan foods; life in Minnesota and life in Samoa; Samoans and rugby, and playing in Minnesota; Samoans and gambling; her passion for camping, mountaineering, and scuba diving and playing sports; her goals for the future climbing Mount Everest and starting a new business.
Quantity 1.25 hours compact disc
37 pages transcripts
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:11:31 running time
Creation Interviewee: Winey, Faamati
Interviewer: Zander, David
Made in: Forest Lake, Washington County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Filipino Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 02/28/2012
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 143 (Library Call Number)
AV2012.4.5 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Pacific Islander Community Oral History Project'


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