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Oral History Interview with Godan Nambudiripad

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Godan Nambudiripad was born in India and emigrated to the U.S. as an adult. He served as a teacher, administrator and board member and participated as an adult student at SILC. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Personal background; participation in SILC; experiences as a teacher, president, and board member; volunteer recruitment; personal benefits; teaching methods; curriculum development; challenges and rewards of teaching; social connections; enrollment increases; organizational changes; location changes; experiences as a student; parental perspective; secularity; favorite moments; Festivals of India; Festival of Nations; outreach to adopted children; imparting culture.

Date: May 17, 2000
Subject(s): Godan Nambudiripad
Type: Oral History
Language: English
Creator: Polly Sonifer
Location: Saint Paul, MN

Holding Institution: Minnesota Historical Society
Collection: School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC) Oral History Project
Item History: 2016-12-24 (created); 2016-12-24 (modified)

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