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Vietnamese Boat People Collection

Vietnamese Boat People Collection

Between 1975 and 1976, Canada admitted 5,608 Vietnamese immigrants. In 1979 and 1980, another 50,000 people from Vietnam, refugees who later became known as the "Boat People," settled in Canada. Unlike earlier groups of Vietnamese immigrants, the "Boat People" were internally diverse:...
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Wayang Kulit Collection of Shadow Puppets

Wayang Kulit Collection of Shadow Puppets

The real beginnings of Indonesian immigration to Canada can be traced to the late 1960s and political unrest in Indonesia. Many Indonesians settled in the cities of Toronto and Vancouver. In 2006 the census recorded a total of 14,320 people of Indonesian origin living in Canada, with 6,...
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