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Virtual Museum of Asian Canadian Cultural Heritage (VMACCH)

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The Collections represent a database of discrete entries in the Virtual Museum. An entry is a web page on this site whose content may relate to any particular point of interest: a person, place, or thing. These entries are sometimes assembled into an exhibit based on their relevance to a chosen theme.

Arts & Expression, Education, Science, History, People
(*also Index indicates sub-directory for a Field)

All Asian, Central Asian, East Asian, South Asian, Southeast Asian, Western Asian

Music, Dance, Theatre, Film, Media, Literature, Visual Art, Photography, Education, Politics and Law, Science, Technology, Business, Entrepreneurship, Storytelling, Editorials & Essays, Profiles, Advocacy, Asian Heritage, Museums, Events

Collection ArticleFieldRegionKeywords
Abdul Qaiyum LodhiEducationSouth AsianEducation
Adreinne ClarksonPeopleEast AsianPolitics & Law
Aga Khan MuseumPeopleAll AsianMuseums
Alfred NgArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
Alice HoArts & ExpressionEast AsianMusic
Alvin TolentinoArts & ExpressionSoutheast AsianDance
Ambedkar Statue Unveiling Ceremony at York UniversityPeopleSouth AsianPolitics & Law
Amy WongArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
Ann ShinArts & ExpressionEast AsianFilm
Anthony B. ChanEducationEast AsianFilm
Ariel BaleviArts & ExpressionSouth AsianStorytelling
Asha-Aditii RupareliaPeopleSouth AsianBusiness
Asian Heritage Month PhotosPeopleAll AsianAsian Heritage
Asian North American HistoryPeopleAll AsianAsian Heritage
Avianna Chao SportsEast AsianSports
Bata Shoe CollectionHistoryAll AsianAsian Heritage
Bata Shoe MuseumPeopleAll AsianMuseum
Bernice Gei-Ying HuneEducationEast AsianStorytelling
Betty LeePeopleEast AsianBusiness
Brandon Yip SportsEast Asian
Canadian Foundation for Chinese HeritagePeopleEast AsianAdvocacy
Canadians of Pakistani OriginPeopleSouth AsianAdvocacy
CanAsian DanceArts & ExpressionAll AsianDance
Carol HuynhSportsEast AsianSports
Chan Hon GohArts & ExpressionEast AsianDance
Chan Ka NinArts & ExpressionEast AsianMusic
Cheuk KwanArts & ExpressionEast AsianFilm
Chi Ping DanceArts & ExpressionEast AsianDance
Chinatown Victoria BCHistoryEast AsianEditorials & Essays
Chinese Book ReviewsArts & ExpressionEast AsianLiterature
Chinese Canadian Legends AwardPeopleEast AsianAsian Heritage
Chinese History in CanadaHistoryEast AsianEducation
Chinese Monument ProjectHistoryEast AsianEducation
Chinese Pen SocietyArts & ExpressionEast AsianLiterature
Christine Mari YoshikawaArts & ExpressionEast AsianMusic
Cultural History EducationHistoryAll AsianIndex
David HuynhArts & ExpressionEast AsianFilm
David KeaneEducationAll AsianMusic
David SuzukiScienceEast AsianScience
Deepa MehtaArts & ExpressionEast AsianDance
Denise FujiwaraArts & ExpressionSouth AsianFilm
Devin SetoguchiSportsEast AsianHockey
Devraj PatnaikArts & ExpressionSouth AsianDance
Dilip SennScienceSouth AsianScience
Doris Ha-Lin SungArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
Dunhuang Chamber EnsembleArts & ExpressionEast AsianMusic
Education Roundtable 2009PeopleAll AsianAsian Heritage
Eliora PatnaikArts & ExpressionSouth AsianDance
EmigrationEducationAll AsianEditorials & Essays
Events IndexPeopleAll AsianIndex
Eugene WangSportsEast AsianOlympic Games | Table Tennis
Fables & Storytelling IndexPeopleAll AsianStorytelling
Festival Accès AsiePeopleAll AsianEvents
Festival Chinese New YearPeopleEast AsianEvents
Festival Peace TreePeopleAll AsianEvents
Fish Skin Clothing CollectionPeopleEast AsianMuseum
fu-GENArts & ExpressionAll AsianDance
Gail KimSportsEast AsianWresting
Gamelan InstrumentArts & ExpressionSouth AsianMusic
Ganesh AnandanArts & ExpressionSouth AsianMusic
Gardiner Ceramic MuseumPeopleAll AsianMuseum
Gauri GuhaArts & ExpressionSouth AsianMusic
General HistoryHistoryAll AsianAsian Heritage
Gerard ChoyArts & ExpressionSoutheast AsianVisual Art
Giri Kedaton EnsembleArts & ExpressionSoutheast AsianMusic
Gulshan Rai SainiScienceSouth AsianScience
Haroon SiddiquiPeopleAll AsianEditorials & Essays
Harvey ChanArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
Hasheel LodhiaArts & ExpressionSouth AsianMusic
Henry HoArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
History of Asian Heritage MonthPeopleAll AsianAsian Heritage
Hong Luck Kung FuArts & ExpressionEast AsianDance
Indonesian Cultural CentrePeopleSoutheast AsianAdvocacy
Indu VarmaEducationSouth AsianEducation
Irene HungArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
James ChongHistoryAll AsianEditorials & Essays
James EndicottHistoryEast AsianProfiles
Japanese Canadian Redress SettlementHistoryEast AsianPolitics & Law
Jay GouldingPeopleAll AsianEducation
Jay Jitrendra MathurPeopleSouth AsianBusiness
Jaya KitchluArts & ExpressionSouth AsianMedia
Jean B LumbPeopleEast AsianEntrepreneurship
Jeng YiArts & ExpressionEast AsianMusic
Jeyaratnam WilsonEducationSouth AsianEducation
JoSHArts & ExpressionSouth AsianMusic
Julian SamuelArts & ExpressionSouth AsianFilm
Juri HiraokaArts & ExpressionEast AsianDance
Kai ChanArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
Kalasri PatnaikArts & ExpressionSouth AsianDance
Kampong Ku RadioPeopleSoutheast AsianMedia
Karilagan Dance SocietyArts & ExpressionSoutheast AsianDance
Kate StevensArts & ExpressionEast AsianLiterature
Keiichi HiranoArts & ExpressionEast AsianDance
Kelly MacDonaldSportsEast Asian
Kenneth ChengArts & ExpressionEast AsianPhotography
Kevin Samuel YeeArts & ExpressionEast AsianTheatre
Khosro BerahmandiArts & ExpressionSouth AsianVisual Art
Kim ThuyArts & ExpressionEast AsianStorytelling
Kiran AhluwaliaArts & ExpressionSouth AsianMusic
Kiran AmbwaniArts & ExpressionSouth AsianPhotography
Kiran MorarjiArts & ExpressionSouth AsianMusic
Kwon SoojungArts & ExpressionEast AsianDance
Lap-Chee TsuiEducationEast AsianEducation
LaquiansHistorySoutheast AsianEditorials & Essays
Larry N. ShyuEducationEast AsianEducation
Lata PadaArts & ExpressionSouth AsianDance
Lee Pui MingArts & ExpressionEast AsianMusic
Leo ChanPeopleEast AsianPeople
Lien ChaoArts & ExpressionEast AsianLiterature
Lily ChowEducationEast AsianEducation
Linda SaphanArts & ExpressionSoutheast AsianVisual Art
Links and Resources IndexEducationAll AsianIndex
Little Empire StoryArts & ExpressionSouth AsianStorytelling
Little EmpireArts & ExpressionAll AsianMusic
Louise NoguchiArts & ExpressionEast AsianTheatre
Lucille ChungArts & ExpressionEast AsianMusic
Lynne KutsukakeArts & ExpressionEast AsianLiterature
Manuel LauArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
Marjorie ChanArts & ExpressionEast AsianTheatre
Meeta SharmaPeopleSouth AsianEvents
Menaka ThakkarArts & ExpressionSouth AsianDance
Messages IndexPeopleAll AsianIndex
Michelle LiSportsEast AsianSports
Minna Re ShinArts & ExpressionEast AsianMusic
Moises D. CabatuScienceSoutheast AsianScience
Mongolian Footwear CollectionPeopleEast AsianMuseum
Museums IndexPeopleAll AsianIndex
Nanda KandasamyArts & ExpressionSouth AsianVisual Art
Narendra DatarArts & ExpressionSouth AsianMusic
Natasha BakhtArts & ExpressionSouth AsianDance
Neville PoyPeopleEast AsianProfiles
Noriko YamamotoArts & ExpressionEast AsianDance
Norman KwongPeopleEast AsianPolitics & Law
Oliver Au-YeungArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
Osric ChauArts & ExpressionEast AsianFilm
Patrick ChanSportsEast AsianOlympic Games | Figure Skating
Paul NguyenSportsEast AsianFilm
Pelin Yazar CanezArts & ExpressionWestern AsianVisual Art
Peter ChinArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
Phillipine AdvocacyPeopleSoutheast AsianAsian Heritage
Prakash JoshiEducationSouth AsianEducation
Rabis KhedrPeopleSouth AsianEditorials & Essays
Raging Asian WomenArts & ExpressionEast AsianDance
Rita JethiPeopleSouth AsianProfile
Rod DiosoArts & ExpressionSoutheast AsianVisual Art
Ruth OhiArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
Sandra OhArts & ExpressionEast AsianFilm
Sathya Sai SchoolEducationAll AsianAsian Heritage
Vivienne PoyPeopleEast AsianPolitics & Law
Shah SchoolPeopleAll AsianAsian Heritage
Shahin ParhamiArts & ExpressionSouth AsianFilm
Shamsi ShahrokhiArts & ExpressionSouth AsianVisual Art
Shelly BahlArts & ExpressionSouth AsianVisual Art
Shizuye TakashimaArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
Social HistoryPeopleAll AsianAsian Heritage
Soo Han YoonPeopleEast AsianEditorials & Essays
Steph SongArts & ExpressionEast AsianMedia
Stephen SiauwScienceEast AsianScience
Stephen SiuArts & ExpressionEast AsianPhotography
Suraj SadanArts & ExpressionSouth AsianPhotography
Tam Kam ChiuArts & ExpressionEast AsianPhotography
Tanya KimArts & ExpressionEast AsianMedia
Tejal ShahEducationSouth AsianEducation
Tetsuro ShigematsuArts & ExpressionEast AsianMedia
Textile MuseumPeopleAll AsianMuseums
The Bilz & KashifArts & ExpressionAll AsianMusic
The Chung CollectionPeopleEast AsianMuseum
Tushar UnadkatArts & ExpressionSouth AsianEditorials & Essays
United Indonesian Canadian SocietyPeopleSoutheast AsianAdvocacy
Verinder N. KhannaScienceSouth AsianScience
Vivienne Poy’s SpeechesPeopleAll AsianEditorials & Essays
Wei ChenArts & ExpressionEast AsianDance
Welcome Message from V. PoyPeopleAll AsianEditorials & Essays
Wendy JangEducationEast AsianEducation
Who is Asian?PeopleAll AsianAsian Heritage
Xiao Nan YuArts & ExpressionEast AsianDance
Yadong GuanArts & ExpressionEast AsianMusic
Yiannis KapoulasArts & ExpressionSouth AsianMusic
Ying Yueh ChuangArts & ExpressionEast AsianVisual Art
Yueheng DuanArts & ExpressionEast AsianPhotography
Yung ChangArts & ExpressionEast AsianFilm
Yvonne NgArts & ExpressionSoutheast AsianDance
ZameerArts & ExpressionSouth AsianMusic
Zulfikarali KassamaliHistorySouth AsianEditorials & Essays

Regional Boundaries

East Asia | China, Hong Kong, Macao, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Republic of Korea 

Central Asia | Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan 

South Asia | Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka 

Southeast Asia | Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Vietnam 

Western Asia | Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, State of Palestine, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

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PDF Document
AHM 2009: PM Harper Message
AHM 2013: Canadian Foundation for Asian Culture
AHM 2014: Exhibitions
AHM 2014: Poster
AHM 2010: Gala Performances
AHM 2010: Wayson Choy Lecture
AHM 2013: Poster
AHM 2001: Debate to Recognize AHM
AHM 2001: Motion to Declare
Japanese Canadian Historical Timeline
AHM 2008: Detailed Activity Report
AHM 2009: Artist Workshop
AHM 2009: List of Events
AHM 2012: Education Roundtable
AHM 2013: Events
AHM 2014: Events
AHM 2012: Gala Performances
AHM 2012: National Videoconference
AHM 2012: Toronto Public Library Celebrations
Suraj Sadan Biography
Vivienne Poy Book Launch 2013
CanAsian International Dance Festival 2009
Canadian Foundation for Chinese Heritage Preservation
Anthony B. Chan: Perpetually Cool
Distinguished New Brunswickers of Asian Origin
An Ant Saves the Day Yet Again
AHM 2005: Education Roundtable
AHM 2013: Education Roundtable
AHM 2014: Education Roundtable
AHM 2013: Exhibitions
AHM 2014: Exhibitions
Bata Shoe Museum 20th Anniversary Celebration
Suraj Sadan Expositions
AHM 2013: Film Festival
AHM 2014: Film Festival
AHM 2013: Gala Performances
AHM 2014: Gala Performances
AHM 2009: Gala English Translation
Hana Mohammed: We are all uniquely special!
AHM 2009: PM Harper Message
Hindu Rituals and Routines
Kandasamy Exhibit
AHM 2008: Kathleen Wynne Message
Chinese New Year 2008: Year of the Rat
Chinese New Year 2009: Year of the Ox
AHM 2013: Toronto Public Library Celebrations
AHM 2014: Toronto Public Library Celebrations
AHM 2009: Premier McGuinty Message
AHM 2009: Mayor Miller Message
Multiculturalism in Ontario’s Schools
AHM 2013: Other Events
PATAC Brochure
Asian Heritage Society of Fredericton, New Brunswick: Speech by V. Poy 2008
Asian Heritage Society of New Brunswick: Speech by V. Poy 2008
Asian Heritage Society of Prince Edward Island: Speech by V. Poy 2008
Québec Stand Firm Executive Summary English
Québec Stand Firm Executive Summary French
Richmond: Aboriginal Culture
Richmond: Archeology
Richmond: Architecture
Richmond: Arts Collection
Richmond: Biographies
Richmond: Business Fiction
Richmond: Characters
Richmond: Court
Richmond: Medicine
Richmond: Nan
Richmond: Nutmeg
Richmond: Qing
Richmond: Sisters
Richmond: Taiwan
Richmond: Teapath
Richmond: Tombs
Richmond: Wolf
Richmond: Xing
AHM 2013: Education Roundtable
Saira Hussain: Journey from Pakistan to Canada
Mitra Sen: The Peace Tree
Mitra Sen: The Peace Tree Activities
Richmond: Multiculturalism
One Man’s Love Heals Another Man’s Cruelty
Humans Have Done It Again
Takashima Excerpt
An Act of Kindness from a Man?
AHM 2012: Keynote Speech V. Poy Toronto Public Library
VMACCH Press Release 2008
Textile Museum: Shine Invite 2013
AHM: Heritage Canada Minister Message
Suraj Sadan: Gandhi Photo
Sathya Sai School: Diwali
Sathya Sai School: Guru Poonima
Sathya Sai School: Ugadi
Sathya Sai School: Naadam of Mongolia
Sathya Sai School: Thai Pongal
Sathya Sai School: Swing Festival of Thailand
Sathya Sai School: Raksha Bandhan
Sathya Sai School: Sinhala or Aluth Avurudhu
Yip Sang Bio

The Virtual Museum of Asian Canadian Cultural Heritage (VMAACH) was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.