Minnesota Immigrant Oral Histories

Pacific Islander Community Oral History Project


DATE: February – May 2012


Pacific Islander Minnesotans speak about their experiences coming to and living in Minnesota. The narrators discuss their personal stories of living in the Samoa, Hawaii, and Minnesota. The project interviews a wide range of individuals from musicians to social activists.

The Pacific Islander Community Oral History Project is part of the larger Asian American and Pacific Islander Oral History Project, a partnership between the Minnesota Historical Society and the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans.

LENGTH OF INTERVIEWS: 6 hours 18 minutes

TRANSCRIPTS: 212 pages