A brief introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicines. The 3,000 years of ancient wisdom stress on nature. Human as a small part in nature is being seen as a little universe existing within a bigger universe. The key to be healthy is to be in harmony with the law of nature.
The contributions of Chinese to this massive undertaking are largely omitted and unrecognized by US history. The renowned Chinese American photographer Corky Lee will talk about the annual trip he leads with descendants of Chinese railroad workers and many other adventure seekers. He also will share his iconic photography taken for the reenactment of the railroad’s completion with staged Chinese workers, many of them descendants of the original workers.
An historical and architectural look at traditional Hakka housing structures. The towering roundhouses of Fujian Province have been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. The oval villas of northeast Guangdong and the rectangular compounds of southern Guangdong loom large in the built landscape.
The Chinese American WWII Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Bill is the result of a national campaign organized by the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (C.A.C.A.). Started in December 2016, the project aims to celebrate the unrecognized Chinese-American servicemen and women who volunteered or were drafted in WWII when the Chinese Exclusion Act was still in place.