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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!


UBC ACAM

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 

https://pier21.ca/content/oral-history-161124cgi-with-chue-george-ing

Harbhajan “Harb” Gill

https://pier21.ca/content/oral-history-161125hg-with-harbhajan-s-gill

Kelly and Maggie Ip (audio only)

https://pier21.ca/content/oral-history-120315kmi-with-kelly-and-maggie-ip

Wallace B. Chung

https://pier21.ca/content/oral-history-181030wbc-with-wallace-b-chung

Winnie Cheung

https://pier21.ca/content/oral-history-161128wc-with-winnie-cheung


PCHC-MoM + Partner Collaborations


All Our Father’s Relations – Alejandro Yoshizawa

http://allourfathersrelations.com/trailers


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:

http://passagestocanada.com/story-profile/?story=1987

Larry Grant:

http://passagestocanada.com/story-profile/?story=1988


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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