Sarina Brown: an interview by Savani Aupiu, 23 September 2009: Pacific Islanders Oral History Project, U-2017

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Title Sarina Brown: an interview by Savani Aupiu, 23 September 2009: Pacific Islanders Oral History Project, U-2017
Alternative Title No. 693 Sarina Brown
Creator Brown, Sarina
Contributor Aupiu, Savani
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2009-09-23
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Date Digital 2015-07-08
Spatial Coverage Hawaii, United States, ; Utah, United States, ; Oregon, United States,
Subject Brown, Sarina--Interviews; Hawaiian Americans--Utah--Biography; Pacific Islanders--Utah--Social conditions; Latter Day Saints--Interviews
Description Transcript (28 pages) of an interview by Savani Aupiu with Sarina Brown on 23 September 2009. Part of the Pacific Islanders Oral History Project, Everett Cooley Collection tape no. U-2017
Abstract Sarina Brown grew up in Hawaii. Her family moved to Oregon when she was in ninth grade and she now lives in Utah with her husband and four boys. She describes growing up in Hawaii where her family lived two miles from civilization. When her family moved to Oregon she experienced culture shock because it was so different from Hawaii. Sarina has six sisters and seven brothers. She talks about growing up in a huge family. Her father was a teacher and the family struggled financially because there were so many children to support. The whole family played music together. Sarina explains the cultural differences between herself as a child and her children. She talks about her membership in the LDS church and her parents´ conversions to the LDS church. She discusses being Polynesian in Oregon and in Utah. Though she has not felt discriminated against she has felt different because of her ethnicity. She has liked living and Utah and thinks they will be in Utah for a while. Project: Pacific Islanders. Interviewer: Savani Aupiu.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Digital Image © 2015 Utah State Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.
Is Part of Pacific Islanders Oral History Project
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya; Halima Noor
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display.
ARK ark:/87278/s65h9bb8
Topic Hawaiians; Pacific Islanders--Social conditions; Mormons--Biography
Setname uum_elc
ID 840276
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