Across Cultures

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Watch 60 films, 170 excerpts and over 80 archival artefacts selected by NFB specialists as part of this unique project.

In the Shadow of Gold Mountain

In the Shadow of Gold Mountain
Alexander Won Cum Yow, the first Chinese Canadian to vote casting his ballot.


Description
In 1947, Alexander Won Cum Yow cast the first vote by a Chinese Canadian marking the end of his community's disenfranchisement in Canada.

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