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May Is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. This annual observance celebrates generations of Asians and Pacific Islanders who have contributed to American culture.

Visit the government’s Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month website to:

  • Find out how the observance originated in 1977.
  • View historic photos from the National Archives.
  • Learn about Asian-Pacific American veterans.
  • Get lesson plans and other educational resources.
  • And more!