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Somali Skyline Tower Oral History Project: Interview with Abdi Sheikh
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Abdi Sheikh is from Somalia and came to Minneapolis in 2001. He attended Abraham Lincoln High School and transferred to Wellstone International High School. After high school graduation he plans on attending Normandale Community College. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Attending Koraning School in Kenya; moving to Nairobi from Somalia; troubles with the police in Kenya; learning English and Swahili; thoughts on America pre-immigration; leaving friends in Kenya; immigrating to the United States; struggling in high school; transferring to Wellstone International High School; being interested in religious history; high school graduation; plans to attend Normandale Community College; recreational activities in the city.
.75 hour sound disc
14 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
00:45:49 running time
Interviewer: Wilhide, Anduin
Interviewee: Sheikh, Abdi
Somali Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 123 (Library Call Number)
AV2008.101.5 (Accession Number)
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Somali Skyline Tower Oral History Project'