Daniel Cárdenas Oral History Interview

Title
Daniel Cárdenas Oral History Interview
LC Subject
Indians of North America College students College buildings Native American Longhouse
Interviewee
Cárdenas, Daniel
Interviewer
Fernández, Natalia, 1985-
Transcriber
Ervin-Murillo, Hope
Description
At the time of this interview, Daniel Cárdenas was a graduate teaching assistant at the Native American Longhouse. A first-year graduate student in College Student Services Administration, Cárdenas came to OSU from his hometown of Fair Oaks, California. Cárdenas discusses the challenges, responsibilities, and growth he has experienced working as a graduate teaching assistance in the Longhouse; the events of Native Heritage Month; the planning and challenges of opening and moving into the new Longhouse; the annual Pow Wow thrown by the Native American Student Association; relationships with other cultural centers staff; ideas for inter-cultural center collaboration; the Oregon One Percent for Art law and the art in the new Longhouse, including the art of artist Shirod Younker; the importance of honoring intersecting identities; the generosity of the local Native community; ideas about bringing in Native language speakers, visiting other longhouses and building ties with the nine tribes of Oregon; and OSU's impact on his personal racial, ethnic, and spiritual identity. Link to Audio Recording: http://media.oregonstate.edu/media/Oral+History+Interview%3A+Daniel+C%C3%A1rdenas/0_3w7pz01j
Work Type
transcripts
Location
Corvallis >> Benton County >> Oregon >> United States
Date
2013-05-23
Rights
Rights Reserved - Free Access
Language
English
Local Collection Name
Oregon State University Cultural Centers Oral History Collection, 2013-2014 (OH 21)
Type
Text
Format
application/pdf
Set
Oregon Multicultural Archives OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Primary Set
Oregon Multicultural Archives
Is Part Of
OSU Cultural Resource Centers
Institution
Oregon State University