In this episode of our Kuya GEO series, George "Geo" Quibuyen explores the history of the Filipino community's presence in Seattle's Historic Chinatown International, known to some as Filipino Town.
A look at the history of the Filipino community's presence in Seattle's International District and the efforts to preserve and cultivate Filipino spaces and culture.
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George Quibuyen, a first-generation Filipino-American raised near Puget Sound, is co-founder of the hip hop duo Blue Scholars and a writer, musician, rhymer and restaurateur. Kuya, meanwhile, is a Filipino term of respect for a "brother" or "cousin," from whom one is likely to receive wisdom. In this video series, GEO will give a regular take on identity, music, food and urban culture.