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Ethnic and Cultural Diversity: Filipino Americans

Web Resources

Filipino Americans

Americans of Filipino Descent - FAQs: Frequently asked questions and answers about Filipino American history.

Bosan Memorial Exhibit: Housed in the Eastern Hotel in Seattle's International District, this permanent exhibit celebrates the life of Carlos Bulosan, a self-taught writer and union organizer who emigrated to Seattle from the Philippines as a teenager. The Web site features his biography, pictures, excerpts from his autobiography America Is in the Heart, histories of the Eastern Hotel and union organizers there, and Eliseo Art Arambulo Silva's mural inspired by Bulosan's poem "The Shadow of the Terror."

Filipino American History, Life & Values: Links and bibliography from Monterey Bay Educators Against War.

Filipino American National Historical Society: Information on Filipino American history, exhibits, and videos.

Filipino Americans: by Marina Claudio-Perez, includes Generations, Immigration & Length of US Residency with timelines of Filipino Immigration to the US, Family and Children, Religion and Spirituality, Language, Manners, Customs, Etiquette, Gestures, Taboo, Cultural Ideals, Social Interaction and Relationships, the Role of the Library in Helping People Bridge Culture and other Filipino Resources. From the California State Library.

Filipino Migration to the United States: Part of The Philippine History Site from the Filipino-American Historical Society of Hawaii.

Philippine History Site: Information on Filipino migration to the U.S., the Philippine Revolution and the Philippine-American War, from the University of Hawaii A site for and about young Filipino Americans. 

Indigenous Groups of the Philippines

A Bibliography of the Agta Negritos of Eastern Luzon, Philippines: A 1997 bibliography of aboriginal peoples found scattered along the eastern coast of Luzon in the largest area of rain forest in the Philippines who call themselves and their language 'Agta' and number together about 10,500.

The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks: Online book version of an extensive 1905 study of the Bontoc Igorot people of northern Luzon made for the Ethnological Survey for the Philippine Islands. Over 245 pages and over 150 photographs. Online version produced by Project Gutenberg.

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