Project of the Skyline College/North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library
Student project for
LSCI 110 - Digital Oral Research Project, Skyline College

Rachel Cerdenio
“We need to write our history.”

Click here to read the research essay, “We Need to Write Our History”, by Hyung Kim

Click on the links below to hear audio segments from a November 2004 interview by Hyung Kim with Rachel Cerdenio, Why young Filipino Americans need to learn about their history, culture and languages.

Rachel Cerdenio at Skyline College

Contents:

1. My Childhood

2. She moved to the United States with her family.

3. What I want to do for my community..

4. I like teaching young Filipino American students..

5. I am a Filipino American.

 

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My childhood (3201 KB)

She was born at Pulargi Albay, Philippines.

 

 

She moved to the United States with her family. (1629 KB)

America… a land of milk and honey…

 

What I want to do for my community.. (2269 KB)

If you don’t write your own history then someone else will write their own.

I like teaching young Filipino American students.. (1971 KB)

If you don’t write your own history then someone else will write their own.

I am a Filipino American. (6381 KB)

I thought I was Filipino, but I was Filipino American.

 

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last revised: 1-21-05
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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