Yangchen Dolkar: Becoming Minnesotan

Yangchen Dolkar, c.2005.

Yangchen Dolkar was born in Dingri, Tibet. She fled Tibet to Nepal when she was 19, where started a family and worked as a carpet weaver. Dolkar moved to Minnesota in 1993 as part of the United States Tibetan Resettlement Project, and he children later joined her.

Full interview

  • Full name - Yangchen Dolkar
  • Age - 55
  • Date of interview - 08.26.2005
  • Gender - Female
  • Generation - First Generation American / Immigrant
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