Scene from Musikal! (America, Can I Tell You How I Feel?)

The Pinoy Boys perform a scene from Musikal! (America, Can I Tell You How I Feel?) at the Minnesota History Center, 1997. The musical explores the Americanization of young Filipino immigrants. Photograph by Luis Siojo. Used with the permission of Luis Siojo.

The cast of Ngalan Mo’y Pilipino (Your Name is Filipino), an original musical play presenting the forces and points of view that shaped Philippine history. Photograph by Ernesto Venegas and Luis Siojo, 1989. Used with the permission of Ernesto Venegas and Luis Siojo.

Ngalan Mo’y Pilipino (Your Name is Filipino)

The cast of Ngalan Mo’y Pilipino (Your Name is Filipino), an original musical play presenting the forces and points of view that shaped Philippine history. Photograph by Ernesto Venegas and Luis Siojo, 1989. Used with the permission of Ernesto Venegas and Luis Siojo.

Sa Isang Halik Mo Lilia (Your One Kiss, Dear Lilia)

The cast of Sa Isang Halik Mo Lilia (Your One Kiss, Dear Lilia), an original musical play produced by the Fil-Minnesotan Association, written by Noli Celestino, and directed by Lita Malicsi, 1980. Photograph by Edmund Canlas. Used with the permission of Edmund Canlas.

A nativity scene during Paskong Pilipino, the Fil-Minnesotan Association’s annual Christmas celebration for children, held at Westwood Junior High School (St. Louis Park), 1980. Photograph by Luis Siojo.

Paskong Pilipino

A nativity scene during Paskong Pilipino, the Fil-Minnesotan Association’s annual Christmas celebration for children, held at Westwood Junior High School (St. Louis Park), 1980. Photograph by Luis Siojo.

Organizers of an FMA tennis tournament at 3M Tartan Park (Lake Elmo), 1993. Photograph by Tito Sumangil. Used with the permission of Tito Sumangli.

FMA tennis tournament

Organizers of an FMA tennis tournament at 3M Tartan Park (Lake Elmo), 1993. Photograph by Tito Sumangil. Used with the permission of Tito Sumangli.

FMA members attending a workshop at the University of Minnesota, 1957.

Fil-Minnesotan Association members

FMA members attending a workshop at the University of Minnesota, 1957.

Fil-Minnesotan Association Christmas Ball, Curtis Hotel, Minneapolis, 1956.

Fil-Minnesotan Association Christmas Ball

Fil-Minnesotan Association Christmas Ball, Curtis Hotel, Minneapolis, 1956.

FMA president Rene Dawis delivering a speech in Minneapolis, 1953.

Rene Dawis (first FMA president)

FMA president Rene Dawis delivering a speech in Minneapolis, 1953.

Fil-Minnesotan Association

The Fil-Minnesotan Association is a non-profit organization based in Plymouth, Minnesota, that serves Filipino Americans throughout the United States. Since its founding in 1953, it has provided education, nurtured Filipino cultural traditions, and prepared Filipino youth for leadership roles.

Tibetan Minnesotans perform an incense-burning ceremony for the wellbeing and health of their spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota in St. Paul, ca. 2018. Photograph by Tashi Khongtsotsang.

Tibetan incense-burning ceremony

Tibetan Minnesotans perform an incense-burning ceremony for the wellbeing and health of their spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota in St. Paul, ca. 2018. Photograph by Tashi Khongtsotsang.

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