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Oral History Interview with Stefan Peterson

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Stefan Peterson married an Indian and thus became involved in the Indian community. He became actively involved with the Festival of Nations and was later appointed president of the India Association of Minnesota [IAM]. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Education; meeting and marrying his wife; becoming involved in the Indian community in Minnesota; volunteering for the Festival of Nations; learning about Indian culture and traditions; visiting India; being approached about the presidency of IAM and activities involved in during presidency; membership; India Day activities; support for service projects; organizational structure and political involvement of IAM; reasons for success of IAM; changing IAM's name from India Club; immigration; and the future of IAM.

Date: October 2, 2003
Subject(s): Stefan Peterson
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 4
Item History: 2016-12-13 (created); 2016-12-13 (modified)

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