Dr. Khapoya talks about his early schooling, initiation rites and circumcision when he was a 14 year old boy in Kenya. In the interview, he recounts his fathers dedication to achieving an education for his children, including his sister who was not his sister, but his cousin. The continuity of tradition is noted in Dr. Khapoyas building a house for his mother, which is not his mothers house but his own house.
Listen to Interview:
- Date Interviewed: Monday, 23 October 2006
- Interviewer: Dr. Dena Scher
Early Memories, School, Bike
Landscape and Houses
Marygrove Archives ARC-SP 0100 File #7
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Scher, D. (Interviewer) & Khapoya, I. (Interviewee). (2010). Izzat Khapoya: Immigration to the U.S. [Interview transcript]. Retrieved from the Novak Archive at Marygrove College: https://www.marygrove.edu/detroit-journeys