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Pacific Canada Resources

In this time of social distancing and self-isolation, why not check out some of these resources on Pacific Canadian history and migration stories? Below is a collection of helpful links for those interested in learning more about people in Pacific Canada. Stay safe and let’s flatten the curve together!


ACAM Program: Celebrating a Century of Asian Communities at UBC

Telling Stories of Chinese and First Nations Relations: at Musqueam and Across Canada

Radicalizing Intimacy in Queer Asian Canadian Youth – Joanna Yang

UBC ACAM 390A Feature: Kimberley Wong

Black Strathcona 

Black Strathcona: Hogan’s Alley 

Black Strathcona: Militant Mothers

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 

Chue George Ing

Harbhajan “Harb” Gill

Kelly and Maggie Ip (audio only)

Wallace B. Chung

Winnie Cheung

PCHC-MoM + Partner Collaborations

All Our Father’s Relations – Alejandro Yoshizawa

Block By Block (2017 National Oral History Project) – Toronto Ward Museum & PCHC

About Strathcona and our National History Project with the Toronto Ward Museum & other partners:

About the Strathcona storytellers PCHC identified and interviewed:

Audio recordings of two of the above storytellers from Strathcona:

Randy Clark:

Larry Grant:

Banquet of Stories 

Part I

Part II

Part III

Chung Collection – Passage of Dreams (University of British Columbia)

Part I

Part II

Part III

Cross Cultural Strathcona Walking Tour – May 2019 (Jewish Museum & Archives of British Columbia)

Civic Education Society Canada with Winnie Cheung


Family History Workshop: Dan Seto and UBC Asian Library ( PCHC Smart Phone Workshops)


Harpreet Singh Show: Interview with Harbhajan Gill & Raj Toor


Henry Yu – Chinese Canadian Stories

Henry Yu – Our Future as a Half-Chinese City: Lessons from History (University of British Columbia)


History of Cantonese Chinese in Cuba (Inside a Chinese Clan): Dan Seto


INSTRCC – Vancouver Chinatown: Past, Present, and Future

Part I

Part II


Japanese Canadian War Memorial 100th Anniversary (Nikkei Museum)


Larry Grant (Produced by CCS) 

Part I: Not Belonging

Part II: Intertwining Cultures 


Learning Cantonese in Chinatown Vancouver – Youth Collaborative for Chinatown Interview (ACCESS TV)


Nellie Yip’s House (Chinese Canadian UBC)


Philippines Historama (Balitang America)


Project 40 Collective: Museum Conversations with PCHC-MoM (Tineke & Eleanor)


Remembering Jim Wong-Chu: A Celebration of Life (Ricepaper Magazine)

Part I 

Part II


Roedde House Museum Interviews with Jean Barman & Jan Walls (by Josie Chow/PCHC )


VAFF: Havana Divas


Vancouver Asahi – Heritage Minutes


Dr. Vivienne Poy – Passage to Promise Land: Voices of Chinese Immigrant Women to Canada (HKU)


Wayson Choy – Vancouver Memorial and Tribute (Elwin Xie)


Youth Collaborative for Chinatown Interview (Samson Tam)


Yucho Chow – Chinatown Photographer 1906 – 1949 (by Elwin Xie)


Yucho Chow Launch: Dan Seto 


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