“There was a moment during your presentation where I had to hold back tears because I was overwhelmed with emotion as this was the first time attending something that was solely about Filipino American history. On top of that, it was specifically Fil-Am history in Louisiana.”


Message from an Attendee of a Community Talk on Filipino Louisiana.

Public Media

Filipino American History Month History Posters,” Filipino La. Poster. 1 October 2023

Philippine Independence Day History Posters,” Filipino La. Poster. 4 June 2022.

“St. Malo” Louisiana State Historical Marker. Philippine-Louisiana Historical Society, St. Bernard, LA, 9 November 2019.

FilipinoLa.com, Filipino La., 2015. www.filipinola.com.

Philippine Louisiana Historical Society.” Philippine-Louisiana Historical Society. Flyer.

In the Media

Topel, Lynn. “St. Malo, Louisiana Filipinos: Separating Fact from Fiction,” The FilAm, 23 October 2023.

Fundraiser Gala celebrates Filipino-American History Month,” BRProud News – NBC Local 33 / Fox44, 16 October 2023.

Setyawan, Kezia. “Rescuing Our Past,” Sea Change, WWNO New Orleans Public Radio, 20 June 2023.

Carter, Stephanie Jane. “Saint Malo: The First Asian Settlement in the US,” BBC.com, British Broadcasting Corporation, 28 November 2022.

New Look at One of America’s Oldest Communities Affected by Climate Change,” Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien, created by Joie Chen, Hearst Media Production Group, 23 October 2022.

Williams, Liz. “St. Malo and Filipino Louisiana,” Tip of the Tongue, 140, Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 8 August 2022.

Tayag, Claude. “Two Poems, a Song, and a Tribute to the Pinoy Adobo.” The Philippine Star, Philstar Daily Inc., 28 July 2022.

“Mix Mix.” Take Out. Created by Lisa Ling, season 1, episode 1, Part2 Productions, 2022. HBOMax.

Climate Change is Destroying an Important Piece of Filipino American History.” Now This News, Group Nine Media, 2 December 2021.

Ramirez, Rachel. “This Site is an Important Piece of Filipino American History. Climate Change is Destroying It.” CNN, Cable News Network, 17 October 2021. 

Tanglao, Leezel. “From the Bay to the Bayou: 10 Places that are Steeped in Filipino American History.” The Points Guy, The Points Guy LLC, 6 October 2021

Yuchengco, Mona Lisa. “Fil-Ams Among The Remarkable And Famous, Part 30.” Positively Filipino, Positively Filipino LLC, 29 September 2021. 

Sandweiss, Ethan. “The Challenges of Reclaiming Filipino Louisiana’s Centuries-Old History.” Atlas Obscura, Atlas Obscura, 10 September 2021.

Tayag, Yasmin. “Remembering America’s First Filipino Settlement before It Vanishes into the Sea.” HuffPost, HuffPost, 24 June 2021.