FANHS RG

FANHS RG logo enlarged (1)

Filipino American National Historical Society

Rio Grande Chapter (FANHS RG)

A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

email:  crisunderwood@hotmail.com

FANHS mission: To promote understanding, education, enlightenment, appreciation, and enrichment through the identification, gathering, preservation, and dissemination of the history and culture of Filipino Americans in the United States. The headquarters is located in Seattle, WA. As of 2016, there are 30 FANHS chapters in the US.

FANHS RG, the 20th chapter of FANHS, was founded in 1998.  For the history of FANHS Rio Grande, read article written by founder, Dr. Dely Alcantara: Making Invisible Visible 2000.

FANHS Founding Members

FANHS Founding Members

FANHS RG (2017) officers are:

  • President:           Pearl King
  • Vice President:  Dr. Dely Alcantara
  • Secretary:           Emilie Underwood
  • Treasurer:           Cora Romillo

Executive Committee Members (Past/Present Presidents)

  • Dely Alcantara (co-founder) -1998-2000
  • David Galbiso (co-founder) – 2001-2002
  • Evelio Sabay (charter member) – 2003-2004
  • Tessie Greenfield 2005-2006
  • Emilie Underwood 2007-2008
  • Pearl King 2009-present

The founding members (from left): Connie Perkins, Myrna Samson, Chol Aquino, Dr. Dely Alcantara (founding president), Vir and Ruth Velasco, David Galbiso, Evelio Sabay and Josephine Stevens.

To apply for membership, print form and send it with the check (payable to FANHS RG) to the above address: FANHS RG Membership Form 2015.

Regular Projects:    Oral Histories and Pamana Awards (Biennial)

Activities in 2017:

2017 Pamana awardees, Manoa Youth, graduates

April 11, Tues, Filipino Culture Week, UNM Gallup.  See photos and information:  UNM Gallup.

Oct. 21, Sat. 2017 Pamana Awards and Filipino American History Month, Wyndham Hotel.  Click:  2017 Pamana.

Major activities in 2016:

  • April 23, Halle Manoa (Money Concepts Bldg.), 619 San Mateo NE (between Lomas and Copper).  Presentation:  Kapwa: Connection as Resilience by Mila Anguluan, PhD (photo below).
  • June 22-25, FANHS National Conference in New York was attended by FANHS RG President Pearl King, VP Dr. Dely Alcantara and members, Ligaya White and Dr. Ted Jojola.
  • NOTE:  To see list of Past Oral History Meetings: Oral-History-Lecture-Series

2012 FANHS National Conference hosted by Rio Grande

Past projects and publications:  FANHS RG Past & Present Projects.  Also read:  Filipinos in New Mexico.

Oral History: Sons of Sakadas

Oral History: Sons of Sakadas

Manila Galleon Trade Exhibit NHCC 2008-2009

Manila Galleon Trade Exhibit NHCC 2008-2009

2012 FANHS Conference with guest performers, hosted by our chapter

Dr. Mila Anguluan

Our past events:  Sakadas Oral History, the brochure cover of the Manila Galleon Trade Exhibit at the National Hispanic Cultural Center and 2012 FANHS Conference in Albuquerque which FANHS RG hosted.

Books on Filipino American History:

Best source of books on Fil-Am History and other publications written by Filipinos, visit this bookstore based in California where you can order online as well.

For book signing & other events, visit Facebook: Philippine Expressions Bookshop

or website:  Philippine Expressions Bookshop

 

 

 

Affiliated with or Participated in projects/activities of the following:

 

Like Us on:

FB