A very abridged timeline of the warm Canadian response to the Southeast Asian refugee crisis in the late 70s and early 80s. Shown at the 30th anniversary of Canada's Nansen Medal Award in June of 2016, at the Museum of History.Read More
Scattered across the world, the Boat People shaped unknown and alien places, into their new homes. Hear their stories of adjusting to their new surroundings.
Shown at the 30th Anniversary of the People of Canada's Nansen Medal Award, in recognition of the warm and empathic response of ordinary Canadians to refugee crises across the globe.
In this video, the children of the Southeast Asian refugees that arrived in Canada in the late 70s and early 80s speak to what they believe it means to be Vietnamese Canadian.Read More