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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month   Tags: asian_american, heritage, pacific islander  

This guide will provide information and resources for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month.
Last Updated: Apr 30, 2013 URL: http://mesacc.libguides.com/content.php?pid=341330 Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Welcome! Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month is celebrated in the U.S. the month of May.

This LibGuide was created to assist you in learning more about the history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans.The following pages will point you to resources available here at MCC as well as free online resources & media.

Famous Asian American and Pacific Islander American Politicians

Patsy Mink

Patsy Mink was the first woman of color and the first Japanese-American woman to be elected to the United States Congress.

Daniel K. Akaka

Senator Daniel K. Akaka was the first native Hawaiian ever to serve in the U.S. Senate.

Bobby Jindal

Bobby Jindal was the first South Asian Indian American to be a state governor.

Joseph Cao

Ahn "Joseph" Cao was the first Vietnamese American elected to Congress.

Images from Gale Biography In Context Database.- "Patsy Mink." Gale Biography in Context. Detroit: Gale, 2011. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 25 June 2012.; "Daniel K. Akaka." Notable Asian Americans. Gale, 1995. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 25 June 2012.;"Bobby Jindal." Newsmakers. Detroit: Gale, 2006. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 25 June 2012;"Joseph Cao." Gale Biography in Context. Detroit: Gale, 2009. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 25 June 2012.

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