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Oral History Interview with Nirupama Misra

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Nirupama Misra was born in India and moved to Minnesota as a young child. She attended college in Florida and Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, familiarity with parents' language, traveling to India. Relationship with extended family, Arranged marriages. Experiences with Indian community in Minnesota, religion, family's values. Similarities and differences between American and Indian culture and values. Schooling, dealing with dual cultures as a parent. Benefits and difficulties of being a child of first-generation immigrants. India Association, experiences working for a state agency, experiences as a consultant and subcontractor.

Date: June 27, 1997
Subject(s): Nirupama Misra
Type: Oral History
Language: English
Creator: Polly Sonifer
Location: Minnesota

Holding Institution: Minnesota Historical Society
Collection: India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project
Additional Information: Phase 2
Item History: 2016-11-23 (created); 2016-11-23 (modified)

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