Oral History Interview with Prasanna Mishra
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Prasanna Mishra was born in India where he attended school and college. He came to U.S. in the late 1970s. He lived and worked first in Pennsylvania, before moving to Minnesota. Currently, he works as a researcher.
Oral History Interview with Ravinder Manku
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ravinder Manku was born Nairobi, Kenya to a family of Indian origin. Her family also lived in Zambia and Canada. She attended college in Canada. She moved to the U.S. in the mid-1990s to continue her education, and is currently working on her PhD as well as doing educational research.
Oral History Interview with Sunanda Iyendar
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Sunanda Iyengar was born in India where she attended school and college. She immigrated to the U.S. in the early 1990s, and works in the health care industry. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family background; early life; school days; family values; cultural values; first impressions of U.S.
Oral History Interview with Rajiv Shah
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Rajiv Shah was born in Uganda. He and his parents came to the United States, where he attended school in Minnesota and college in Massachusetts. Presently, he is the director of a nonprofit program and is attending medical school.
Oral History Interview with Deepak Nath
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Deepak Nath was born in the U.S. His parents emigrated from India in the 1960s. He attended school in Minnesota and college in Massachusetts.
Oral History Interview with Alim Kassim
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Alim Kassim was born in Minnesota. His parents are of Indian descent but born in Kenya. At the time of the interview, Kassim was attending college. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, familiarity with parents' language, schooling, Connections with relatives in Africa. Friendships at school. African, Indian and American culture at home-art, music, food. Religious instruction.
Oral History Interview with Ramona Advani
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ramona Advani was born in Minneapolis. Her parents came to the United States as graduate students. Advani attended high school and college in Minnesota, and law school in Washington, D.C.
Oral History Interview with Alli Naithani
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Naithani was born in Minnesota of parents who emigrated from India. She attended high school and college in Minnesota and Vermont. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, childhood memories, familiarity with parents' language, maintaining ties to India through letters and visits. Family's values, religion, socializing within Indian community, traveling to India.
Oral History Interview with Geeta S. McGibbon
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Geeta Saxena McGibbon was born in India. She and her parents moved to Massachusetts and then to Minnesota. She attended college in Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, familiarity with parents' language, values, religion, schooling, discrimination, socializing as a family, activities in high school.