Places & Faces

Burnsville is a city with residents from all across the globe. Below, we celebrate the global cultures and traditions that shape our community. If you would like to include an additional listing, please contact us!

In addition to the country or cultural specific listings below, the University of Minnesota’s Immigration History Research Center is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary research center and archives devoted to preserving and understanding immigrant and refugees life in North America. Below are resources from the Center:

  • Immigrant Stories: Helps recent immigrants and refugees create digital stories about a personal experience. Over 250 stories representing more than 50 different communities are part of the collection.
  • Immigration Syllabus: Essential topics, readings, and multimedia that provide historical context to current debates over immigration reform, integration, and citizenship
Azerbaijan

Bulgaria

China

Colombia

Ethiopia

Ghana

Guatemala

Hmong

India

Japan

Mexico

Russia

Scandinavia

Somalia

Thailand