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Presidential Proclamation -- Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2016

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are the fastest growing racial group in our country, growing over 4 times as rapidly as the population of the United States.  777 more words

Lia Chang

The Girl in the Moon Circle by Sia Figiel

This wonderful read shows the culture of Samoan life through the eyes of a young, Samoan girl— Samoana. She tells us what it is like to live in a small Pacific island with little access to technology and the outside world, in addition, about friends, family, violence, school, church, Samoan legends/myths, incest, taboo, and love. 833 more words

Book Review

An Interview with Ted Alexander (part five)

part five

We’ve spent the week sharing an interview I did with historian Ted Alexander, a thirty-year veteran of the National Park Service at Antietam National Battlefield. 731 more words

Memory

U.S. Census Bureau Responds To Adobo Chronicles' Story Reclassifying Filipinos As Pacific Islanders

WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Adobo Chronicles) – In a previous exclusive storyThe Adobo Chronicles reported that the U.S. Census Bureau was reclassifying Filipinos from ‘Asian’ to ‘Pacific Islander.’ 43 more words

International

"I Am Chamorro" Film Promotes Identity and Discovery

Tonight, my wife and I had the privilege to watch a newly released cultural documentary called I Am ChamorroAs I opened up the newly wrapped DVD case, I asked myself other than where I come from, is there anything else that marks me as a Chamorro?  911 more words

Chamorro

Download the concert video to assist West Papuan people

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The genocide of the West Papuan people at the hands of the Indonesian military, is one of the saddest yet rarely told stories of modern times. 388 more words

General

More diversity when/if more democratic focus

The Editor,  The Dominion Post,  Wellington

04 January, 2016

Dear Editor:

Maori and Pacific Islanders are underrepresented in the GCSB and the SIS according to a recent diversity study. 89 more words

Letters