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Asian Heritage: Home

This guide shares resources for learning about Asian heritage, with a Canadian focus, and book suggestions for all ages.


Use this guide to begin or deepen learning about Asian history and heritage, with information that focuses on Manitoba and Canada.  Find resources that share: general histories and timelines, specific historical events, biographies, and discussions and stories about Asian peoples' experiences in Canada. The theme for this year's Asian Heritage Month is: “Preserving the Past, Embracing the Future: Amplifying Asian Canadian Legacy”.

Book lists

More from Winnipeg Public Library

Download a PDF copy of our Asian Authors Recommended Reading list that highlights some of the items available to borrow from the Library.  You may also be interested in visiting our Racism & Anti-Racism and Words Matter (anti-oppression terms) Info Guides, linked below.

  • Racism and Anti-Racism

  • Words Matter

  • Ask Us! Answering questions is what we do. We can help you find quick facts, offer reading suggestions, provide answers to research questions, and more. If we don't have the answer we will direct you to appropriate resources.

Recommended Reading


Manitoba and the Prairies

Asian experiences and histories in Canada