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  Filipino American Information Site: Filipino Recipes, Asian Recipes, Celebrities, Articles, Directories, Poll, Free ...
And some beauty queens married Filipinos like Armi Helena Kuusela (Miss Finland)- Hilario, Miss Universe 1952 who is married to a businessman and a Miss Australia married to a Filipino actor and comedian.
As a race, we have a long tradition in winning beauty contests, the Filipino Americans can be credited to have a several beauty title holders of their own.
Aside from Miss Baraquio, the Miss Teen USA for 1998 is a Filipino American from South Carolina, Vanessa Minnillo.
www.epilipinas.com   (741 words)

 Filipino American Literature
he study of Filipino American literature offers a place for the frames of postcolonial discourse and the literary efforts of the "hypenated" or "ethnic" American to converge-- an intersection which challenges the putative need to separate these endeavors on the basis of the United States's seemingly shaky status as a colonial power.
It is important to note that American-born-Filipinos are referred to as "Flips." At present, the Filipino American population is the fastest growing Asian American group in the United States, and statistics illustrate that this community will surpass the numbers of Japanese and Chinese Americans combined in the next decade.
What makes Filipino American literary efforts different, even from South Asian American writers, is the combination of the length of the total colonial experience, the involvement of the United States, and the varying degrees of willingness to assimilate into the American cultural landscape.
www.english.emory.edu /Bahri/Filipino.html   (1172 words)

 Health and Health care of Filipino American
As Filipino American families experience acculturation, factors such as nativity, psychosocial and economic stress, and the level of affinity to traditional cultural values may influence the nature and quality of the support that is available to the older person.
Interviews of older Filipinos age 50 and over with diagnosed chronic illness (diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, asthma, and cancer) attribute control of the disease to adherence to treatment, although the value of such health practice was oriented more towards their role in the family and the desire to participate more fully in family and group life.
Filipino Americans who “age in place” and have had extensive acculturation experiences may be more apt to initiate screening appointments that fit their priorities and commitments.
www.stanford.edu /group/ethnoger/filipino.html   (8452 words)

 filipino-american history
Filipinos were the first Asians to cross the Pacific Ocean as early as 1587, fifty years before the first English settlement of Jamestown was established.
Filipinos over ten were considered "Criminals because they were born ten years before [America] we took the Philippines." There was even a special gun designed to kill Filipinos, the Colt.45 1902 "Philippine Model", where only 4,600 were made.
We are Filipinos living in America, and our mission is to promote the understanding, education, enlightenment, appreciation, and enrichment through the identification, gathering, preservation and dessemination of the history and culture of Filipino Americans in the United States.
www.icestorm.com /joemanio/f-american.htm   (2493 words)

 FilipinoTattoos: Our Story
Filipino descendants are highly influenced by American and Polynesian styles due to their demographic relation or involvement to it's dance, music and culture.
More recently, in the early 21st century, adding to the urban indigeneo (Indigenous Urban/ Modern Primitive) landscape are a new generation of Filipino descendants that have full sleeves and chest tattoos reminiscent of the traditional tattoos that the headhunters of the highlands wear.
With artistic ingenuity, experience and reference, neo-tribal (new tribal) Filipino tattoos can be designed and tattooed to tell a story of what a person desires in a tattoo adding to the tribal tattoo experience.
www.filipinotattoos.com /history.html   (750 words)

 Filipino American - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1994, Benjamin J. Cayetano became the first Filipino American (and second Asian American after Governor George R. Ariyoshi) to be elected state Governor of the United States.
Filipino Americans (Fil-Am for short), the second-largest Asian American community [1], are Americans who trace their ancestry back to the Philippines, an archipelagic nation found in Southeast Asia south of Taiwan and east of the South China Sea, and have attained United States residency and/or citizenship.
Filipino compensate their language, history and voices for a better life in the United States and attainment of the false American Dream.
voyager.in /Filipino-American   (3097 words)

 The Filipino Reporter - Filipino News, Entertainment, Immigration, Sports - Newspaper
Because she is Filipino, she needs to find a donor of the same ethnic background, and there are hardly any Filipinos on the U.S. National Registry.”
A family friend, Ramon Garlitos, of Port Jefferson Station, N.Y., wrote to the Filipino Reporter to publish Pechera and her family’s battle.
A potential donor should be all or part Filipino and between the ages of 18 and 61.
www.filipinoreporter.com /archive/3411/headline01.htm   (1016 words)

 Amazon.com: Filipino American Lives Pb (Asian American History & Cultu): Books: Yen Espiritu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Filipino Americans are now the second largest group of Asian Americans as well as the second largest immigrant group in the United States.
After reading some of the few books about Filipino Americans, I believe this book is a great book to have as a class textbook, as a leisure reading book, or even as a bedtime story to read to the children; our future Filipinos of America.
In essence, the younger Filipinos are taught not to appreciate their own heritage (this is apparent in the demeanor of at least two interviewees).
www.amazon.com /Filipino-American-Lives-Asian-History/dp/1566393175   (1946 words)

 Filipino American Collectibles
Filipinos were exhibited in each U.S. World's Fair from 1898 to about 1915, and even at smaller venues across the U.S. Postcards picturing Filipinos at the Fairs (Igorots, Bagobos, etc.) are very collectible (see photo at left below).
There were also the Filipino Cannery Workers or Alaskeros in the Alaska salmon industry in the 1920s and 1930s, and even in Monterey (CA) at the height of the sardine industry there.
A difficult time period to concentrate on is the pre-1898 years, such as items on Filipinos in Spanish California years, in the Gold Rush years, and in the years of the building of the railroads.
personal.anderson.ucla.edu /eloisa.borah/filamcol.htm   (924 words)

 The Sino-Judaic Institute : Points East : A Filipino-American Effort to Harbor Jews Is Honored
Filipinos from the Cincinnati community serenaded the relatives with love songs in Tagalog as well as "Hava Nagila." Mrs.
The reunion, organized by the Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion here, was held on the 60th anniversary of the Japanese destruction of Manila's synagogue, Temple Emil.
Ralph J. Preiss, 74, of Manhattan, was 8 when he left Germany and recalled his family studying Spanish on the ship because they had read an outdated encyclopedia describing their intended haven as a colony of Spain.
www.sino-judaic.org /pointseast/filipinoamericaneffort.html   (692 words)

 Filipino-American Culture Articles
Filipinos are known for their extended family values.
Colonial mentality is a phrase few Filipino Americans who were born or who grew up in the US has heard of, much less understands.
Contrary to what may be the popular view that Filipinos are relatively modern immigrants, the truth is Filipinos have been a part of US history from as early as 1760s.
www.suite101.com /articles.cfm/filipino_american_lifestyle/more   (684 words)

 Filipino American Church
The American Filipino Baptist Church in Portland was welcomed into the Columbia Baptist Conference at the 1988 C.B.C. annual meeting along with two other churches in the Lower Columbia.
The American Filipino Church began because of the vision of Carlos San Luis to plant 20 Filipino Conference Baptist churches by the year 2000.
When the new Filipino church held its own first regular service there were 20 present, but within six months the attendance grew to 50 average and a high of 70.
www.temple-baptist.com /history/filipino_american_ex.htm   (464 words)

 AsianWeek.com: Bay News: Filipino American Veterans Still Fighting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Filipino Americans of all ages supported a bill that would give benefits and recognition to Filipino American Veterans of WWII.
The sacrifices and courage of the Filipino veterans have been unrecognized because of the 1946 Rescission Act set forth by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which stripped them of eligibility for service-connected disabilities and death compensation that other American soldiers would receive.
Many Filipino American Vietnam veterans were on hand to help out their cause, citing their pioneering efforts to include Asian Pacific Islander Americans as among the most patriotic in the United States.
www.asianweek.com /2001_11_16/bay_veterans.html   (680 words)

 FAHSI - Filipino American Human Services, Inc.
FAHSI's vision is an empowered Filipino American community with a strong sense of identity and commitment to citizenship participation.
Strengthening the capacity of Filipino Americans to be significant contributors to civil society;
Raising the awareness of the Filipino American community and the general public concerning Filipino American history and the struggle and contributions of Filipino Americans.
www.fahsi.org   (219 words)

 Filipino American History
A heritage that goes deep into the hearts of all Pinoys, whether we speak English or Tagalog, whether we were born in America or the Philippines, or whether we eat "kare-kare" and "pinakbet", or hamburgers and French fries.
Filipinos came to the West Coast of the U.S. They worked many long hours on farms and in the agricultural fields picking grapes, asparagus, lettuce and other fruits and vegetables in places like Hayward, Salinas, Stockton, El Centro, and even in Escondido.
Its main purpose was to exclude Filipinos because they were perceived as a social problem, disease carriers, and an economical threat.
www.csuchico.edu /ncpaso/filipino.htm   (2282 words)

 Introduction: have come, are here: reading Filipino/a American literature MELUS - Find Articles
In recent decades, Filipino/a American writers have become increasingly conscious of the gap between critical expectations and definitions inherited from culturally dominant societies and the literature which strives to develop ethnic and cultural identities.
In their increasingly multilayered approaches to writing, Filipino/a Americans demonstrate what N. Gonzalez notes as the "urgency for the literature of self-appraisal" (Gonzalez and Campomanes 72) that accommodates the contention between "simultaneously conflicting and supportive sensibilities" (Sarreal 231-32).
The Philippines' ambivalent relationship with the United States necessarily nuances the representation of and by Filipino/as and Filipino/a Americans in literature, as Luis Francia signals when he asserts that "wherever we are born and wherever we choose to live, America can never be a neutral subject for Filipinos" (7).
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2278/is_1_29/ai_n6148064   (592 words)

 Filipino American
"A Filipino in America" - A 1930 Silent BandW Film by Doroteo Ines for his Masters Project at USC (one of the earliest done by a Filipino American) was restored and is available at the Library in VHS format.
September 8, 1965 - the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO (AWOC) - led by Filipino leaders like Larry Itliong, Philip Vera Cruz and Pete Velasco- voted to initiate the historic GRAPE strike which led to the formation of the United Farmworkers (UFW).
Filipino People's Far West Conventions (FWC) 1971-1985 (timeline)
www.filipinoamericanlibrary.org /timeline.html   (407 words)

Filipino/Filipino-American Announcements The purpose of this listserve is to circulate and dissiminate...
The Filipino Americans: Their History, Culture and Traditions by...
The American occupation was responsible for teaching the...
www.olympusdigital.co.uk /filipinoamericanculture-9623   (244 words)

 Filipino-American Culture
The culture and geography Filipinos living in America and the Filipinos in the Philipines experience as a Pinoy or Pinay.
Surprisingly, for some Filipino Americans Mother's Day is just another date in the calendar.
Filipino American parents have the daunting task of raising Filipino American teenagers appreciative of their culture while helping them face the stormy weathers of adolescence.
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/filipino_american_lifestyle   (335 words)

 The Filipino Express Online ::: Media Kit
For the past 17 years, The Filipino Express has provided the Filipino American community the best news, arts and entertainment coverage from around the United States and the Philippines.
With reporters and correspondents in the Philippines and all over the United States, the Filipino Express gives Filipino-Americans a national and local perspective on the events that affect their lives.
The readership base of the Filipino Express is primarily in the New York and New Jersey area but it also extends across the Eastern Seabord and all the way down to the Southwest, Midwest and the West Coast.
www.filipinoexpress.com /ad-print-kit.html   (713 words)

 Filipino-American Centennial Commemoration
Created in conjunction with the Filipino American Centennial Commemoration programs, the curriculum for middle school students provides teachers with the tools to incorporate Filipino American subject matter into their classes.
Also included is a link for students who wish to learn Filipino American history on their own.
These photographs provide an important document of Filipino American life and history and the community’s transformation from a generation of bachelors to a community that was defined by rich family life.
www.apa.si.edu /filamcentennial/index.html   (228 words)

 The Filipino Express Online
In opening the Carlos Bulosan Heritage Center, the Philippine Forum aims to provide the Filipino American community with a library and resource center that will house materials— printed, audio, video— pertaining to and relevant to the Philippines and the Filipino immigrant community in the Northeastern tri-state area.
NEW YORK --- The group of Filipino and Filipino-American communityleaders, calling itself “The Team” running for president and the 13 board of directors of the Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc. (PIDCI), claims it is the most qualified to run the annual celebration.
Visitors will be able to explore the various vendor booths featuring imported goods, traditional art and Filipino cuisine, and entertainers from all over the country and from the Philippines are scheduled to appear on the festival’s two stages.
www.filipinoexpress.com /18/42_expressweek.html   (1233 words)

 ~Filipino American History Month~
The Filipino American War lasted from 1898 to 1902, and in those 3 years: 70,000 Americans died & 2 million Filipinos were killed.
The 4th wave of Filipino Immigration to the United States began after the passage of the Immigration Act of 1965 and continues to the present day.
The 3rd wave of Filipino immigration was from 1945-1965.
www.geocities.com /fasa_usc/culture/filamonth.htm   (1910 words)

 Filipino-American Veterans Research Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
On December 8th, 1941 thousands of Filipino men and women responded to President Roosevelt's call for help to preserve peace and democracy in the Philippines.
Today, fifty years later, the proud soldiers of the Philippines are receiving long-awaited recognition and thanks for their selfless and sacrificial contributions.
And leaders such as Representative Bob Filner are working to ensure all Filipino vets are recognized for their patriotic efforts during World War II.
members.aol.com /ForCountry/warlib21.htm   (378 words)

 Filipino American Center
These issues include -- defining Filipino community populations, immigration and adaptation, and the dynamic interaction among such factors as social class, ethnicity/race, gender, education, income and employment, political empowerment and the changing role of religion, women and the family.
We will look at how contemporary Filipino writers in America examine issues of history, identity and change; their contributions to the redefinition of the literary canon and of their place and status within it; and their relationship to issues of reading, reception, and the achievement[s] represented by publication.
We will examine the turns that have been taken by Filipino American writers in America in developing strategies for inscribing, representing and textualizing personal histories that are undercut by more distributive and comprehensive social histories.
al.odu.edu /filipino/courses.shtml   (544 words)

 Filipino American Business Directory - A Global Filipino Treasure
We provide Filipino American Business Directory and other listings for varied interests, venues for linkages and exchanges, links to Philippine embassies and consular sites, and cities and provinces in the Philippines.
Through the Filipino American Business Directory, we aim to strengthen global market position of Filipino and Fil-Am business men; and through our Fil-Am Community Forum, we aim to fortify existing ties and foster interaction among them.
Aside from our Filipino American Business Directory, we also provide relevant news and features about the Fil-Am Community, Philippines and US, and Filipinos in other parts of the world, with the hope of bringing Filipinos worldwide closer as one Filipino family and making them truly proud of their Filipino heritage.
philfortune.com   (1274 words)

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