Oral History Interview with Nayana Ramakrishnan
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Nayana Ramakrishnan was born in India. She immigrated to the United States with her parents in the early 1960s, and attended school and college in Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life; parents; journey to the U.S.; adjustments; education; food; dress; language; traveling to India; discrimination; home ownership; socializing with Indian community; comparing and contrasting Indian and Western culture and values; marriage; family values; School of India for Languages and Culture; participation in Indian associations.
Date: April 3, 2001
Subject(s): Nayana Ramakrishan
Type: Oral History
Creator: Polly Sonifer
Holding Institution: Minnesota Historical Society
Collection: India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project
Additional Information: Phase 3
Item History: 2016-12-13 (created); 2016-12-13 (modified)
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