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1998 In Search of Roots
and Angel Island Field Trip

The 1998 Roots interns have been chosen, and are ready to begin their yearlong exploration of their heritage and family history, which will take them to their ancestral villages in China this summer. The new interns are:

  • Dyng Au, Senior at Henry M. Gunn Senior High School
  • Eleanor Chang, UC Berkeley Math/Economics major
  • Petrina Chi, UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies major
  • Kevin Gee, UC Berkeley Environmental Design graduate
  • Adam Lam, American River College sophomore
  • Elena Liang Norberg, SF State University Women's Studies major
  • Eric Norberg, Painter/muralist & SF State University Liberal Arts major
  • May Wong, Teacher at Katherine Delmar Burke School
  • Tamiko Lee Wong, UC Berkeley American Studies major

On Saturday, June 06, 1998, the new interns, along with their friends and relatives, will visit Angel Island and its Immigration Station. They will be accompanied by CCC President Al Cheng, Chinese-American historian and author Him Mark Lai, and UC Santa Cruz American Studies Professor Judy Yung. Mr. Lai and Ms. Yung will give a history of the station which served as a detention center for many Chinese immigrants, and a docent-guided tour will be provided of the Immigration Station Museum. All CCC members are invited to join the excursion.

  • When: Saturday, May 06, 1998
  • Where: Pier 41 (Blue & Gold Fleet)
  • Time: Meet at 9:00 a.m.; ferry departs at 9:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $10 per person (includes ferry ticket)

Pack your own al fresco lunch and wear comfortable shoes. Don't want to climb? For those who cannot walk long distances, Angel Island offers tram service for a fee. If you would like to join, please send reservation with payment to the Chinese Culture Center before May 22, (415) 986-1822 for information. Schedule subject to change.

If you need additional application or brochures, check out our Roots Informational Page. A copy of the application is also available here.

While you are here, check out our Roots Gallery and see what the former interns have done.

Updated: May 16, 1998
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