School of India for Languages and Culture

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Titles School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) Oral History Project: Interview with Godan Nambudiripad
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Godan Nambudiripad was born in India and emigrated to the U.S. as an adult. He served as a teacher, administrator and board member and participated as an adult student at SILC. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Personal background; participation in SILC; experiences as a teacher, president, and board member; volunteer recruitment; personal benefits; teaching methods; curriculum development; challenges and rewards of teaching; social connections; enrollment increases; organizational changes; location changes; experiences as a student; parental perspective; secularity; favorite moments; Festivals of India; Festival of Nations; outreach to adopted children; imparting culture.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
44 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:32:43 running time
Creation Interviewee: Nambudiripad, Godan
Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Subjects East Indian Americans -- Education -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul.
Dates Creation: 05/17/2000
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 88 (Library Call Number)
AV2002.159.9 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) Oral History Project'


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