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May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

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The history of North America is shaped by the stories of immigrants from Asia and the Pacific and the native people of the Pacific Islands, and May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
 
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success. Click here for information and resources.
 
The United Methodist Church also provides resources to observe and celebrate this May. Click here to access hymns, songs, prayers and liturgy for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.


Note: Photo of woodblock print "Hawaiian Fisherman" by Charles W. Bartlett is in the public domain.

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