Reminiscences of Shekaiba Wakili : oral history, 2001-2003.
|Creator: ||Wakili, Shekaiba, 1969-||Project: ||September 11, 2001 oral history narrative and memory project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 74 p. sound recordings: 3 sound cassettes (70, 87 min.)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Born Kabul, Afghanistan; childhood: immigration to Bellmore, NY, challenges of the assimilation process; education: B.A. State University of New York College at Old Westbury, M.A. Teachers College at Columbia University; career: teacher and photographer; family struggles; 9/11: student reactions; post-9/11: school district responses, family immigration problems; Afghan-Muslim female identity, racism; pregnancy; reflections on religion; limitations on civil rights in U.S., ambivalence regarding disappointment in U.S. foreign policy, disapproval at the use of Afghan women for personal or professional gain.
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