“Part of making this album was making the statement of being like I'm a Filipino American artist and that's how I choose to identify because it's really meaningful to me as part of my art.” Read our interview with Seattle drummer Chris Icasiano for #APAHM :
Happy #AsianPacificAmericanHeritageMonth ! Featured is @dlabuguen of @arizona_music 🖤 Below is what he has to say about what this month means to him 🙏 📸: William Mathieu “As a child, I remember trying to reconcile my Filipino-American identity with my goals & dreams...
On his debut LP, 'Provinces,' Seattle jazz drummer Christopher Icasiano (Bad Luck@PureBathingCult ) reflects on his Filipino American identity after taking an ancestral trip to the Philippines. Read his reflections on the making of the album for #APAHM :
The rich contributions of Filipino-Americans to our nation only make us stronger. Their history is our history. This Filipino-American History Month, I was honored to spend some time with @SEIU nurses at UMC in Nevada. #FAHM
It's Filipino-American History Month! Did you know Filipinos were on American soil before the U.S. declared independence?
“To the world, SFC Transfiguracion was a Filipino-American hero, someone who proved himself to be among the best soldiers in the #USArmy . He volunteered for the most demanding jobs and selflessly gave his life in service to his country and teammates.”
It’s Filipino American History Month, so lets honor their many contributions—from serving in WWII to strengthening our labor movement. -H