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Wed Apr 14, 2021, 05:33 AM

Asian girl is a wonderful "home maker" (wink) Share something positive about Asia or Asians

A whole channel of unique "off grid" builds by a young woman with just survivalist tools.

Such an industrious young person, so much knowledge and tenacity.

Just WOW!

https://www.youtube.com/c/PrimitiveSurvivalLife/featured



IF so many creepers are going to hate on our Asian brothers and sisters, let DU show some love here.









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Reply Asian girl is a wonderful "home maker" (wink) Share something positive about Asia or Asians (Original post)
TigressDem Apr 2021 OP
TigressDem Apr 2021 #1
TigressDem Apr 2021 #2
TigressDem Apr 2021 #3
TigressDem Apr 2021 #4
TigressDem Apr 2021 #5
leftyladyfrommo Apr 2021 #15
TigressDem Apr 2021 #6
TigressDem Apr 2021 #7
TigressDem Apr 2021 #8
SheltieLover Apr 2021 #9
TigressDem Apr 2021 #10
2naSalit Apr 2021 #11
TigressDem Apr 2021 #17
NNadir Apr 2021 #12
TigressDem Apr 2021 #18
TigressDem Apr 2021 #20
NNadir Apr 2021 #21
TigressDem Apr 2021 #25
niyad Apr 2021 #13
TigressDem Apr 2021 #19
sarchasm Apr 2021 #14
TigressDem Apr 2021 #22
Stinky The Clown Apr 2021 #16
TigressDem Apr 2021 #23
TigressDem Apr 2021 #24
NNadir Apr 2021 #26
TigressDem May 2021 #27
NNadir May 2021 #31
TigressDem May 2021 #28
TigressDem May 2021 #29
TigressDem May 2021 #30

Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 05:37 AM

1. The one I saw first

&t=10s

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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 05:42 AM

2. This one looks cool too.


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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 05:56 AM

3. Kids, don't let me hear you complaining about having to "make your bed"

She MADE a bed for the house out of bamboo




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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 06:10 AM

4. Now those were calming.... this is fast and fun



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Response to TigressDem (Reply #4)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 06:12 AM

5. More Shuffle Dance.... it apparently is good to help heal depression



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Response to TigressDem (Reply #4)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 09:24 AM

15. I love this. Tbis dance is going crazy in China. nt

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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 06:17 AM

6. Father makes dresses for his daughter. Self taught tailor.



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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 06:25 AM

8. You get the idea. I gotta work tomorrow, so need to get some sleep. ENJOY!!

I will check tomorrow for any feedback and to see what others see as beautiful, positive or inspiring examples of our Asian brothers and sisters.

Because WE ARE ONE RACE - THE HUMAN RACE.


Disrespect one and you disrespect all.



THE TIME FOR HATE IS SO OVER.

Haters just don't know it yet.



Preaching to the choir, I know.






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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 06:48 AM

9. Wow!

Amazing!

I love the Asian collectivist perspective, their food, & medical approach!

Remember when covid was first rampant in NY & an Asian female healthcare worker was questioned about why she was wearing a mask? Covidiots could not wrap their egocentric minds around the fact that she was masking to protect others.

Speaks volumes to me!

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Response to SheltieLover (Reply #9)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 06:52 AM

10. I know, right?

Cov-idiots.... love that.


People who can't see the good in the world are the ones that are broken, not people who want to be kind and cooperative.


Ya' know, "Love your neighbor" kind of thing.... but not the way creepy Matt loves his neighbor's kids. EWWW.



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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 07:42 AM

11. Kicking!

It might just be me but whenever I meet someone who is from a different culture, this includes lifelong Americans, I become curious about them and their culture. I have enough sense to be respectful of whatever differences there may be to avoid making them uncomfortable. It's just that I have always been exposed to a variety of cultures and it amazes me to see what other parts of the world have going on in their past and present.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #11)

Sun Apr 25, 2021, 09:55 AM

17. My Mom had really dark brown hair, it looked black. She got adopted by many cultures.

She grew up in Taos, NM near an Indian Reservation and when she got mad at stuff going on at home she sometimes ran away and stayed with people on the Res.

She got raped by family members, beaten and treated like an idiot even though at 13 she could have gone to college according to the school she attended. Her Mom left him, but that left her as a single Mom in the 40's and 50's raising 5 kids alone.

But whatever culture she found herself drawn to and hanging out with treated her special because she took interest and was open and genuine. Later in life she suffered from depression and watched too much PTL and changed. But I felt that wasn't the REAL person I knew.... just like my son. Sucking up the propaganda and living in an alternate reality.

Son is trying to convince me that the "RECOUNT" in Mariacopa County is the REAL DEAL and Trump REALLY WON why are DEMs blocking the recount..... UM because Electoral College results? UM because there have already BEEN 2 full recounts that found NO FRAUD?

HOW AM I IN THE GENERATION BOOK ENDED BY POLITICAL INSANITY of people who STARTED OUT so kind and good?

WHAT makes people drink the KOOLAID?




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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 08:08 AM

12. Yo Yo Ma. His beautiful rendition of Amazing Grace, preceded...

...by his soothing and fatherly spoken preface at Joe's inauguration literally moved me to tears.

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Response to NNadir (Reply #12)

Sun Apr 25, 2021, 09:59 AM

18. Found IT!!



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Response to NNadir (Reply #12)

Sun Apr 25, 2021, 10:05 AM

20. 7 year old Yo Yo Ma

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Response to TigressDem (Reply #20)

Sun Apr 25, 2021, 10:14 AM

21. I'll see your 7 year old Yo Yo Ma and raise you 9 year old Yuja Wang.



The last concert I saw, by the way, before the Covid closures, was Yuja Wang, now in her thirties.

It was unforgettable.

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Response to NNadir (Reply #21)

Sun Apr 25, 2021, 10:56 AM

25. Win-Win nt

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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 08:36 AM

13. KNR and bookmarking. Coffee and kittens, then I can enjoy these.

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Response to niyad (Reply #13)

Sun Apr 25, 2021, 10:04 AM

19. Well, yes, priorities. Gotta be awake and snuggly to best enjoy the beauty of the world. nt

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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 08:36 AM

14. These videos are amazing!

It would do a lot for close-minded Americans to travel, and listen.

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Response to sarchasm (Reply #14)

Sun Apr 25, 2021, 10:22 AM

22. Thanks.

Took forever to get back to this thread

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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Wed Apr 14, 2021, 11:27 AM

16. The videos are mesmerizing

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Response to Stinky The Clown (Reply #16)

Sun Apr 25, 2021, 10:23 AM

23. Thanks. Had good material to pick from - such a huge amount of talented Asians out there. nt

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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Sun Apr 25, 2021, 10:56 AM

24. Shower Time

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Response to TigressDem (Reply #24)

Sun Apr 25, 2021, 12:28 PM

26. Hey, thanks for reviving this thread, as I would have missed this impressive video.

That woman is an outstanding artist/engineer.

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Response to NNadir (Reply #26)

Tue May 4, 2021, 12:37 AM

27. You are welcome!

Is your icon, the author of "The Moral Basis of Democracy" Eleanor Roosevelt?

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Response to TigressDem (Reply #27)

Tue May 4, 2021, 09:08 AM

31. Yes, it's Ms. Roosevelt, who I consider to be the greatest Democrat of the 20th Century.

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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Tue May 4, 2021, 12:41 AM

28. Amazing Asian Women

https://amazingwomeninhistory.com/tag/asian-women/

Lin Siniang


She was a Ming Dynasty warrior who trained up an army of women and sacrificed her life to save her king, dying at the young age of 15.

Anna May Wong

Internationally Acclaimed Actress

Qiu Jin, Chinese feminist & revolutionary martyr

Qiu Jin (1875–1907) was a Chinese writer & poet, a strong-willed feminist who is considered a national hero in China. Also called “Jianhu Nüxia” (Woman Knight of Mirror Lake”), she was executed after participating in a failed uprising against the Qing Dynasty.

Trieu Thi Trinh, the Vietnamese Joan of Arc

In the year 43, Vietnam came under the rule of the Chinese Han dynasty. This foreign domination was to last for hundreds of years, with the Chinese campaigning to “civilize” and assimilate the native people. Though the Chinese ruled Vietnam for hundreds of years, their rule was not accepted by the Vietnamese

Corazon Aquino, revolutionary president of the Philippines

Corazon Aquino was the first female president of the Phillipines, and is known for leading the People Power Revolution in 1986 which restored democracy to the country.

Queen Manduhai the Wise

Mandukhai Khatun (1449-1510), also known as Mandukhai Sechen Khatun, was a Mongolian Empress. The word “Khatun” is the female form of the word “Khan”, as in Genghis Kahn. Born into a family of aristocrats, she married Manduul Khan when she was 18 years old, and bore a daughter, whose name unfortunately isn’t known.

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Tue May 4, 2021, 12:54 AM

29. Asian American and Pacific Islander Women of note

https://www.ywcampls.org/all-our-voices-blog/20-asian-american-and-pacific-islander-women-to-know/

Grace Lee Boggs

Grace Lee Boggs was a Chinese American author, philosopher and social activist. She received her Ph.D. in 1940 but was unable to secure a job due to her gender and race. She eventually relocated to Chicago where she was able to secure a low paying position in the philosophy library. In Chicago, she came in contact with the African American community for the first time and was able to see first hand what she read about and understood as “statistics.” In 1941, she participated in the March on Washington and led her to be active in the Civil Rights Movement.

Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian-born woman in space. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering from Punjab Engineering College, India, and a Master of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas, and a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from the University of Colorado. Chawla served as the mission specialist for the Columbia shuttle. Sadly, on February 3, 2003, a piece of insulation broke and damaged the craft’s wing, causing the shuttle to break apart while reentering the atmosphere. All crew aboard the shuttle perished.

Josefa Llanes Escoda

Josefa Llanes Escoda was born in the Philippines and known for her civil work, defending women’s suffrage and work with the resistance. She came to the United States to continue her study in social work during which she also represented the Philippines at the Women’s International League for Peace and the International House. When the Japanese occupation of the Philippines began in 1941, she taught members of the National Federation of Women’s Clubs (NFWC) how to set up emergency aid and prepare food. She used the network to gain information about prisoners of war and connect them to their families.

Akiko Fujimoto

Fujimoto joined the Minnesota Orchestra as assistant conductor in September 2017, and later went on to become the associate conductor in September 2018. She conducts the Young People’s Concerts and Symphonic Adventures for High Schools, among other programming. She was born in Japan and moved to the United States at 14.

Kaohly Her

Kaohly Her currently serves the Minnesota House of Representatives for District 64A. She is a mother, wife, refugee and a member of the Minnesota Asian Pacific Caucus (MAP – Caucus). She has authored multiple bills including legislation to increase funding for English language learners.

Pahoua Yang Hoffman

Pahoua Yang Hoffman joined the Citizens League in May 2014 to lead all efforts related to developing and advancing policy recommendations with the League’s members and partners. In December 2017, she became the seventh executive director of the Citizens League. Prior to joining the Citizens League, Pahoua served as the manager of government affairs and content administration with Twin Cities Public Television (TPT). Pahoua holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of St. Thomas.

Yuna Kim

Yuna Kim aka “Queen Yuna” is from South Korea and was named one of the world’s most influential people by Time Magazine in 2010. She became the first female figure skater to win the Olympics and is currently well known for her philanthropic work.

Yuri Kochiyama

Yuri Kochiyama was a lifelong activist. After the events at Pearl Harbor, she and her family and thousands of other Japanese Americans were forced to relocate to internment camps. She met her husband in relocation, and they moved to New York City after World War II, where she would hold weekly activist open houses at their apartment. A friendship with Malcolm X influenced her work. She and her husband were advocates for reparations and for a formal apology for the internment of Japanese Americans through the Civil Liberties Act. She dedicated her life to advocacy for civil rights for marginalized communities.

Amanda Koonjbeharry

Amanda Koonjbeharry is the director of Public Policy at Citizens League. In this role, she leads all efforts related to developing and advancing policy recommendations with the Citizens League’s members and partners. Amanda previously served as the director of No Wrong Door, Hennepin County’s anti-sex trafficking initiative. She oversaw the implementation of the county-wide six-point plan to end and prevent the commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth. Amanda has a bachelor’s degree in family social science from the University of Minnesota, a master’s of social work from the University of Minnesota’s School of Social Work, and a master’s of Public Policy from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. In 2018, she was a Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal 40 Under 40 Honoree.

Erika Lee

Erika Lee is one of the nation’s leading immigration and Asian American historians. She is the author of the award-winning books At America’s Gates: Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943, Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America (co-authored with Judy Yung), and The Making of Asian America: A History, recently published to wide acclaim.

Patsy Matsu Takemoto Mink

Patsy Matsu Takemoto Mink is a Hawaiian born, third-generation Japanese American. After being denied the ability to take the bar due to being married and having a child (considered illegible then), then challenged the sexist statute and won. She passed the bar and opened her own office in Chicago in 1953 after completing law school. She most notably ran for a seat in the House of Representatives and won becoming the first Japanese American (and WOC) to serve in the House in 1956.

Miné Okubo

Miné Okubo was born June 12, 1912 in Riverside, California. She received a scholarship to the University of California – Berkeley and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in art in 1935. After that, she continued her studies at Berkeley and received a Master of Arts degree in art and anthropology in 1936. While living in the Tanforan Assembly Center internment camp, she created work that depicted daily living and her everyday experiences. Her most famous work, Citizen 13660, is a collection of 206 drawings and is noted as the first published account of the experiences of an internee. The number 13660 refers to a collective “family number” assigned to those interned.

Mai Nguyen

Mai Nguyen is a farmer and farmer organizer in California. Mai started her career studying atmosphere and soil in Berkley, CA and documenting environmental damage. Her research took place in California, Alaska and several areas of Southeast Asia. She is the co-founder of the Asian American Farmers Alliance, a member of the Farmer Justice Collaborative which in 2017 passed a groundbreaking farmer equity act in California. Listen to a conversation with Farmer Mai.

Josephine Santiago-Bond

Josephine Santiago-Bond is a Filipina-American who leads NASA’s Advanced Engineering Development Branch. Born in the United States and raised in the Philippines, she grew up in a family of scientists. She recalls that her first interest in science began when she played with an acid indicator kit that her mother brought home and loving the colors she created.

After completing undergraduate studies in engineering, she moved to the U.S. to pursue a master’s degree in electrical engineering at South Dakota State University and secured a summer internship at the John F. Kennedy Space Center, one of NASA’s sites. Upon completing her degree, she secured a full-time position with NASA. She rose through the ranks to reach her current position.

Sun Yung Shin

Sun Yung Shin was born in Seoul, Korea, during 박 정 희 Park Chung-hee’s military dictatorship, and grew up in the Chicago area. She is the editor of the best-selling anthology A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, author of poetry collections Unbearable Splendor (finalist for the 2017 PEN USA Literary Award for Poetry, winner of the 2016 Minnesota Book Award for poetry); Rough, and Savage; and Skirt Full of Black (winner of the 2007 Asian American Literary Award for poetry), co-editor of Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption, and author of a bilingual illustrated book for children, Cooper’s Lesson. She lives in Minneapolis where she co-directs the community organization Poetry Asylum with poet Su Hwang.

Serena Sumanop

Serena Sumanop is the executive director of The Voice, Inc. In Papua New Guinea. She runs a partnership program with universities including the University of Papua New Guinea. The Voice focuses on empowering young people to give back to their communities. They work with 200 youth, helping them understand their own legal rights and work on leadership development with the partnering universities.

Junko Tabei

Junko Tabei was a mountaineer and the first woman to summit Mount Everest, which she did in 1975. She then went on to complete the Seven Summits in 1992, which is to ascend the highest peak on each continent. Tabei was also an author and environmentalist and authored seven books during her life. Through her environmental work, she studied the impact of garbage left behind on mountains by climbers.

Bo Thao-Urabe

Bo Thao-Urabe is the executive and network director of the Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL) in Minnesota. She was previously a co-founder and COO of RedGreen Rivers, a member of the President’s White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders under the Obama Administration, as well as the senior director of Capacity Building and Organizational Learning at Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP). Her experience as a Hmong woman whose family fled to Thailand from Laos at the end of the Vietnam War before being resettled in the United States, influenced her creation of Building Our Future, events for Hmong women in cohorts around the world. She is an activist, a social entrepreneur and a leader.

Evelyn Yoshimura

Evelyn Yoshimura is a Japanese American activist whose parents survived Japanese internment camps. As a young activist, she saw the commonalities among marginalized communities and learned from the political movements in the African American and Latino American communities in California.

At California State University, Long Beach, she advocated for and helped develop an Asian American Studies program. She was one of the founding editors of the Gidra; the first Asian American Activist Magazine.

Zarina

Zarina is a contemporary Indian American Artist, who is best known for printmaking. She became famous for illustrating her families experience during the Partition. Rather than illustrating violence, she created work that intersected emotion and politics. In 2011, She was chosen to be represented at India’s first-ever Venice Biennale pavilion. Her works have also been featured at The Guggenheim, The Art Institute of Chicago and most recently the St. Louis Pulitzer Arts Foundation.

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Response to TigressDem (Original post)

Tue May 4, 2021, 12:57 AM

30. More BUILDING -- House on the water...



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