A Taste of History: The Inaugural Chinese Canadian History Fair

Check out this wonderful event.  I will be there with Gung
Haggis Fat Choy and The Rev. Chan Legacy Project.  Here is the
release from the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC.

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A Taste of History: The Inaugural Chinese Canadian History Fair

It's
only the 2nd week of January and already CCHS is buzzing with activity.
Our next event is the Inaugural Chinese Canadian History Fair on
Saturday, January 22 from 10:30am to 4:00pm. Come and meet over 20 BC
researchers and their projects on Chinese Canadian history.
Whether
you're an experienced researcher or just starting out (or just want to
learn more about Chinese Canadian history!), this Fair is for *you*.
Come and find out what your fellow CCHS members are up to!

When: Saturday, January 22 from 10:30am to 4:00pm

Where: Joyce Walley Learning Centre, Vancouver Museum, 1100 Chestnut St (in Vanier Park at the south end of the Burrard Bridge)

Admission: Free of charge

Parking/Transportation:
The #2 and #22 buses stop at Cornwall & Chestnut, which is about 3
blocks from the Museum and Vanier Park.  There is also ample free
parking in front of the Museum.

Confirmed Presenters:

Strathcona House Genealogy – James Johnstone
Chinese Family Laundry & Enping County – Elwin Xie
Chinese in Guyana – Trev Sue-a-Quan
Multicultural Canada – Simon Fraser University
Historical Cartoons – Patricia Roy
Won Alexander Cumyow – Janet Nicol
Historica – Shannon Steele
Canadians for Redress – Sid Tan
Chinese Stoneware Record – Trelle Morrow
WWII Veterans & Chinese Cemeteries – Judy Maxwell
WWII Chinese Canadian Female Aviators – Patti Gully
Chinese Burial Practices – Laura Pasacreta
Chinese Artefacts from Salt Spring Island – Chris Hatfield
Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society – Don Montgomery
Yan Family Tree – May Yan-Mountain
Lau/She Family Tree – Jennifer Lau
Gung Haggis Fat Choy – Todd Wong
Reverend Chan Legacy – Todd Wong
Kamloops Chinese Cultural Association – Heroes of Confederation Museum Project
Chinese in Kamloops & Railway Workers – Joanna Maxwell
Chinese Opera Costumes – Elizabeth Johnson

For more information (and to download posters!), visit
http://www.cchsbc.ca/events.html.

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CCHS Annual General Meeting

The
1st CCHS Annual General Meeting is tentatively scheduled for the
evening of Saturday, February 26, 2005. Elections will be held to fill
board vacancies, and plans for 2005 will be presented. All current CCHS
members are invited – Keep your calendars free!

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