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Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project: Interview with Tashi Khongertsang
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tashi Khongertsang was born in India and moved to Nepal with his parents. He attended school in Kalingpong, India. Khongertsang moved to Seattle as a teenager to live with family. He then moved to Minnesota in 1996. He is the owner of Tibet's Corner, the first Tibetan-owned restaurant in Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, family, attending school in India, moving to the United States, adjusting to life in the U.S., weather, first jobs in the U.S., opening a restaurant, generational differences within community, Tibetan food, educating Westerners, running a business, community, stereotypes, differences and similarities between Tibetans and Westerners, citizenship, preserving culture.
1 hour sound cassette
23 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
00:30:22 running time
Interviewee: Khongertsang, Tashi
Interviewer: Norbu, Dorjee T.
Interviewer: Lenz, Charles
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 104 (Library Call Number)
AV2005.106.8 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Tibetan Oral History Project'