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Maria Del Carmen Sandweiss, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall


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From the Collection:

Maine Folklife Center and the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine proposed to study and present the ways that immigrants in central and eastern Maine connect themselves with their ethnicity.


  • Creation: February to June 2005


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From the Collection: 16 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


NA3721 Maria Sandweiss, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall, April 19, 2005, in the library at the Maine Folklife Center, UMaine, Orono, Maine. Sandweiss talks about being born in Peru; moving to Maine in 1993 with her husband; her first impressions of Maine; speaking English or Spanish with family; living in two cultures; maintaining culture of Peru; Peruvian foods; typical dinner; food cooked in the ground; pachamanca; special cultural objects from Peru; languages spoken in Peru; language and family important parts of culture; stereotypes; diversity; differences and similarities between Peru and the United States. Text: 13 pp. transcript. Recording: mfc_na3721_cd2510_01, 49 minutes.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States