The Commemoration of the Chinese Massacre of 1871
On Monday, October 24th, the Chinese American Museum will host our Annual Commemoration to remember the eighteen lives lost during the Chinese Massacre of 1871. The Commemoration event features a special on-site pre-event screening of Buried History and keynote speaker Dr. Erika Lee, Regents Professor History and Asian American Studies at the University of Minnesota. The program concludes with a candle-light vigil, a reading of the names and traditional Chinese bowing ceremony led by FCAM Board Chair Dr. Gay Yuen.