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Asian Canadian History

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


Lion dance in Vancouver's Chinatown - photograph by Don LeBlanc, Croton Studio

Chinatown was originally the only place in Vancouver that white settlers allowed people of Asian descent  to reside.  It is the largest  historical Chinatown in Canada and is located in the Downtown Eastside area of the city.

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