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

NIKKI SANTIAGO

Click here to read to read the research essay, The Filipino American Youths Must Adapt Too, by Jasper Yuan

Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 2007 interview by Jasper Yuan
with Nikki Santiago, who was born in the Philippines, then moved to the United States
.

Nikki Santiago

 

Table of Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Reason For Leaving

3. Major Differences

4. Adaptation

5. Different Communities

6. Definition of Community

7. Goals

8. Change of Views

9. Discrimination

10. Back to the Philippines and Family

 

Segment 1
Introduction
(2.79 MB)
Born in Philippines and Language

 

 

 

 

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Segment 2
Reason For Leaving
(2.37 MB)
Poor country

 



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Segment 3
Major Differences
(3.75 MB)
Major differences in the United States and Philippines

 

 

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Segment 4
Adaptation
(2.43 MB)
Adapted through school and programs with the community 

 

 

 

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Segment 5
Different Communities
(5.45 MB)
involved in different communities

 

 

 

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Segment 6
Definition of Community
(2.57 MB)
People who work together and support each other

 

 

 

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Segment 7
Goals
(6.87 MB)
Goals for Nikki and the community 

 

 

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Segment 8
Change of Views
(3.93 MB)
Change of view from Philippines to United States

 

 

 

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Segment 9
Discrimination
(3.45 MB)
Incidents of discrimination towards Filipinos

  

 

 

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Segment 10
Back to the Philippines and Family
(4.44 MB)
Ever been back to the Philippines and is your family supportive

 

 

 

 

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last revised: 5-30-07
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
These materials may be used for educational purposes if you inform and credit the author and cite the source as: North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library. All commercial rights are reserved. To contact the coordinator, or send comments or suggestions, email: Eric Brenner at brenner@smccd.net