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Asian Canadian History

This guide will help you find resources about Chinese-Canadian, Japanese-Canadian and Indo-Canadian history.


East Indian immigrants at the C.P.R. pier loading possessions onto horse drawn wagons, 191- Photography by George Barrowclough. VPL Accession Number: 9426

This page will help you find material in Vancouver Public Library on the History of Indo-Canadians in Canada. The arrival of Indo-Canadians was a very important part of the Canadian economy and in the 19th and 20th centuries a significant number immigrated to and settled in Canada.  Material on this subject can be found throughout the Central Library (350 West Georgia Street). Please ask the Information staff if you need help.

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