The Senate has created a website of events. Sign up to get notice of events and / or register your event. Let's make this a year to remember. I wish my father and uncle could see this. I think they'd be proud to see their struggles honoured this way - not a single speech, not with a single day, but a year's worth of events from bottom to top. There are archivists, authors, curators, historians, societies, and speakers all lined up. The aim is to connect this whole wide country together in recognizing the rights and freedoms given to us by our forebears.
Tag: Chinese Exclusion Act
Legacy Tree Webinar: Finding Genealogical Data in the Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files (free)
Don't miss the free webinar by Trish Hackett Nicola on Chinese Exclusion Act Case files. Register by Monday, Sep 14.
Webinar: Exploring Chinese genealogy on Ancestry
Ancestry Canada invited me to give a webinar on Chinese genealogy on April 21, 2020 on Facebook Live. For those who may have missed it, or for those who had trouble accessing the site, here you are. I can't think of a better way to kick off Asian Heritage Month. In this webinar, you will… Continue reading Webinar: Exploring Chinese genealogy on Ancestry
Women’s History Month – Aileen’s Chinese Case File
In this post I explore one Chinese Exclusion Act Case file to bring you the story of Aileen Cumyow, a Canadian Chinese woman who aspired to be an actress in the 20s and 30s.
13 databases for Chinese Ancestry on Ancestry.com
What's available for Chinese genealogy on Ancestry? I look at the records and show you how to navigate them.