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092: "Loss of identity is the cost of a colonized mentality." Peeling back the onion layers of Philippine history, culture & revolution with Justine Franchesca S. Ramos
Episode 375th February 2021 • The Filipino American Woman Project • Jen Amos
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Poet, Occupational Therapy Doctorate Candidate, & Author of Halo-Halo Poetry Justine Franchesca S. Ramos joins us for an insightful conversation about the harmful lingering effects colonization has had on Filipino culture, keeping ties to the Motherland in the diaspora, and the value of living for yourself vs. existing for others.

Connect with Justine on Instagram @justiney.r or @halohalo.poetry.


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ABOUT US: Welcome to the Filipino American Woman Project - A Podcast Show that shares stories and life lessons told by individuals living (or have lived) in America, that are of Filipino descent and identify as female or non-binary.

RECOGNITION: December 2020, we received an Honorable Mention at the Asian American Podcaster's Inaugural Golden Crane Podcast Awards. May 2020, we were recognized as “Amplifying Asian Women Voices” on Spotify during AAPI Heritage Month.

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