Oral History Interview with Rama Padamnashan
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Rama Padamnashan was born in India and immigrated to the U.S. as an adult. She served as a teacher, administrator and board member at SILC. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Personal background; participation in SILC; experiences as a teacher, principal, and board member; curriculum development; personal benefits; Festival of Nations; language; arts; teaching materials; challenges and rewards of teaching; future plans; enrollment; social connections; demographics; Indian festivals; school board; twentieth anniversary celebration; outreach to adopted children; Ragamala Music and Dance Theater.
Date: March 12, 2000
Subject(s): Rama Padamnashan
Type: Oral History
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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