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For Holiday Giving: Filipina/o books!

One highlight of FANHS national conferences is its Authors' Reception that draws Filipina/o writers from throughout the USA and beyond.   This holiday season, we hope you'll give lasting gifts of Filipina/o books to friends and family! Long-time FANHS supporter Linda Nietes writes: "Here is short list of what we suggest to friends and clients as Christmas Gifts because we still have a large stock on hand. (Softcover unless otherwise indicated.) Angelica's Daughters , a Dugtungan novel. By Cecilia Manguerra Brainard et al. Written by five Filipino and Filipino women whose thoughts intertwined to create this novel. 2010. $18.95 Drive-By Vigils . By R. Zamora Linmark. 2011. His latest collection of poems. Autographed copies available. $18.00 Filipino American Psychology: A Collection of Personal Narratives. Edited by Kevin K, Nadal, PH.D. 2010.  $28.00 Filipino Ghost Stories: Spine-Tingling Tales of Supernatural Encounters and Hauntings. By Alex G. Paman. 20

Holiday Greetings from FANHS Pennsylvania & friends!

While all FANHS chapters send holiday greetings throughout the globe, FANHS PA created this photo collage to greet and thank all those who promote Filipino American history.  Happy Holidays to all!

FANHS Santa Clara Chapter celebrates Filipino American History Month

FANHS Santa Clara Chapter Administrator Ron Muriera and Clarence Madrilejos representing the Filipino American National Historica ... l Society (FANHS) Santa Clara Valley Chapter receive the Filipino American History Month 2011 Proclamation from San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (left) and San Jose Councilmember Kansen Chu at the October 25th San Jose City Council meeting.  Cheers to FANHS Santa Clara Chapter and the city of San Jose, CA!

FANHS Sacramento Chapter to Honor First Filipina American Chief Justice: Tani Cantil-Sakauye

 Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye is a native Sacramentan and second generation Filipina American.  Please join FANHS Sacramento/Delta Chapter & American Legion Magellan Post 604 on October 22!

FANHS New Jersey sponsors Filipino American Film Series!


October is Filipino American History Month! Celebrate with FANHS throughout the USA

After decades of advocacy led by the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) and friends, the U.S. Congress and Senate passed resolutions making October Filipino American History Month in 2009.    See additional links to FANHS Chapter activities via NEWS FLASH for October 2011 On October 5, 2011 The Senate adopted the following by unanimous consent: ·           A resolution designating October 2011 as “Filipino American History Month”. (S.Res. 287) Link to full text S. Res. 287: Filipino American History Month FANHS SAN DIEGO CHAPTER Happy Filipino American History Month to all of you! Oct 1 Fil-Am Fest -Paradise Hills Oct 4 San Diego City College @ 11:10 - "Filipinos in San Diego" Presentation Oct 8 FANHS SD Chapter Meets 11AM in I-110 & Potluck with FILAMEDA, 12:30 in I-105 Miramar Oct 15 F

FANHS PA news flash:

FANHS PA announces that honored elder from Hawaii, Mr. Domingo Los Banos , age 86, former FANHS Trustee, educator, WWII veteran, and project manager of the film "Untold Triumph" about Filipino veterans of World War II will be a guest speaker at our October 14th Filipino American History Month Celebration!  As a guest of Philadelphia's National Constitution Center  Manong Domingo is also featured in the National Constitution Center's upcoming exhibit Fighting for Democracy: Who is the “We” in “We the People”?   from the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.  He'll be part of the exhibit's opening ceremonies on October 14. Many local students and friends will recognize Manong Domingo as one of the moving speakers in the film, "Untold Triumph" that FANHS PA screened at Drexel University in 2008.  We're honored to welcome Manong Domin

FANHS Pennsylvania's 4th annual Filipino American History Month celebration - A film, banquet, & dancing!

FANHS Pennsylvania 2011 event

FANHS Announcement

NEWS FLASH 31 August 2011

FANHS Chapters to screen "Amigo"

For more information on the film or additional screenings, please see Amigo Movie official website New York Times review

FANHS Midwest Chapter Conference - October 21-23 in St. Louis, MO ~~ FANHS National Trustees to meet

complete FANHS Midwest Conference registration information

FANHS Metropolitan New York & Philippine Consulate General will host event - 23 May 2011

FANHS (Filipino American National Historical Society) of Metro New York in cooperation with the Philippine Consulate General invites you to "T.G.I.F. -- Thank God I'm Filipino" 6:30 p.m., Monday, 23 May Philippine Center, 556 Fifth Avenue Light refreshments to be served Open to community organizations and the general public FANHS-MNY invites you to a discussion on Filipino American History. Author, professor and chapter president Dr. Kevin Nadal will share his research about notable Filipinos in New York (pre-1965) and the current FANHS-MNY campaign for Filipino American History Month. Filipino Americans in New York: Proof of our Existence Prior to 1965 Also for discussion: Making Fil-Am history happen: Results of the 2010 Census concerning Filipinos in New York; Updates on the Filipino American Legal Defense and Education Fund (FALDEF) pro bono legal services and the Save (Our Industries) Act. For info: Ms. Marievic Dimaculangan – 212-819-9655; Ms. Pam Sa

FANHS Hampton Roads Chapter (Virginia) Inspires the Next Generation

NEW email for FANHS national office

Please note that the new email address for the FANHS National Office is: This is the email for the FANHS National Executive Director, Dr. Dorothy L. Cordova Please update your lists. Thanks!

Happy New Year of the Rabbit! - News from FANHS National Office

FANHS 14 TH National Conference – Albuquerque, New Mexico Emilie Underwood , Conference Chair reports the next conference – under the auspices of the Rio Grande Chapter – will be June 28-30, 2012.  The site is the Marriott Hotel located at I-40 and Louisiana Street in Albuquerque New Mexico.  Ester Tambor is conference co-chair.  Committees have been meeting to plan the 14 th National Conference.  Filipino American History Month Filipino American History Month was celebrated in many parts of the United States – and in a variety of ways.  Thanks to all trustees, chapters and other members who brought this important date to the attention of organizations, institutions and the general public in their geographic area.  This and That. Vangie Buell has been recovering nicely … Pete Jamero turned 80 … For three months Fred Cordova has been researching (in the NPA) and writing the draft of his newest book – a chronology of Filipino American History … Fascinating read is Dr. Patrici