Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Three Native American women, standing, full-length, facing front, holding beaded(?) bags, Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Wasco County, Oregon.

Smithsonian Highlights How Transcontinental Railroad Impacted Native Americans

The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center delves into how the railroad—largely constructed by Chinese immigrants—added to the destruction of Native American lands, livelihood and sovereignty.

Black and white photo of woman of color seated outdoors on a porch. facing slightly left with a small dog at her feet and palm trees behind them.

Smithsonian Shines Light on Hawaiian Queens for Women's History Month

Remembering when the kingdom of Hawai‘i was ruled by two dope queens.

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Smithsonian APA Center's New Education Platform Promotes 'Learning Together'

The new digital hub offers a one-stop destination for curricula focusing on Asian-American and Pacific Islander culture and history. 

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WATCH: Hasan Minhaj, Ivy Quicho and Junot Díaz Recite Moving Passage From 'America Is in the Heart'

Director Frank Chi: “When you’re an immigrant, and Asian American, you’re bombarded by attempts from everywhere that say you don’t belong. For me, Bulosan’s words helped repel that poison.”

Today's Google Doodle Celebrates Activist Yuri Kochiyama

The Japanese-American Kochiyama lived through internment, worked with Malcolm X and promoted cross-racial solidarity throughout her career.

WATCH: Muslim Youth Read Japanese-American Internees' Heartbreaking 'Letters From Camp'

The new video, sponsored by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, features Muslim-American youth and Japanese-American internment camp survivors.

LIVESTREAM: 'Beyond Orientalism' Forum Investigates Racial Equity in Theater

The three-hour panel will stream tonight at 7 p.m. EST.