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Manitoba Museum launches Filipino exhibit

(l-r): Darlyne Bautista, Luis Enriques, Katrina Castillo, Kezia Malabanan, Claudette Leclerc (Executive Director, Manitoba Museum), Hon. Flor Marcelino, Johsa Manzanilla, Ricardo Reyes, Maria Monica De Castro, Symmone Ochoa (Designer), Maureen Justiniano, Daisydee Bautista.

WINNIPEG – The first museum exhibit ever to document the history of Filipino immigration to Manitoba opened its doors to the public at the Manitoba Museum on Friday, June 18. The exhibit is the visual component of a larger oral history project conducted by the youth organization Aksyon Ng Ating Kabataan (ANAK) in cooperation with the Manitoba Museum, the Canadian Oral History Centre at the University of Winnipeg,the Manitoba Heritage Grants Program and the Philippine Heritage Council of Manitoba (PHCM).