Though Malaysia’s influence on American culture hasn’t been as huge as its neighbor Thailand, several greater Seattle-based Malaysians want to make it known that they have a rich and diverse culture to share with the United States.
If you’ve been a longtime reader of this newspaper, you probably know that the contributions of Chinese and Chinese Americans to this country have often been neglected.
In 1962, Roman Ildonzo Gabriel Jr. started playing as the first Filipino American quarterback in the NFL. In 1989, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
It’s a common mistake.
Forty years later, it’s a very exciting time for the Lao diaspora, shared Dennis Sikhanthat, creative director of Pom Foundation.
As a result of her fascination with Japanese culture, 20-year-old Avery George finds a clue about the Panama Hotel, a historic landmark for Japanese American heritage in the Pacific Northwest.
“As a democratic country with a very adaptable process of culture formation, and one with strong ties to the United States, Taiwan also has played an important role in providing American society a gateway into the diversity of many Asian cultures,” said Ellen Y. Chang, director of Arts and Culture at the Taiwan Studies Program at the University of Washington (UW) and a Ph.D. Candidate in Cinema & Media Studies.
Did you know that Seattle has a sister city in Indonesia?
A crown jewel in a sea of jewels, with a lion’s roar in spite of its small size, Singapore has been more and more in our field of vision lately.
There is an expression, “of the people,” used when someone does not put themselves above others, and even more applicable when that someone comes from ordinary or difficult circumstances.