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School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) Oral History Project: Interview with Punjabhai Patel
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Punjabhai Patel was born in India and immigrated to the U.S. as an adult. He has served as a teacher, administrator and board member at SILC. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Personal background; participation in SILC; experiences teaching yoga; tenth anniversary of SILC; teaching methods; challenges and rewards of teaching; enrollment and location changes; goals for organization; personal influences; parental perspective; experiences as an administrator and board member; school board; committee work; volunteers; social connections; Festival of Nations; outreach to adopted children; Indian caste system; long term success of SILC; future plans.
2 hours sound cassette
44 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:26:21 running time
Interviewee: Patel, Punjabhai
Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
East Indian Americans -- Education -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 88 (Library Call Number)
AV2002.159.11 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) Oral History Project'