University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) and Fainting Robin Foundation are hosting a two-day conference on the Highlanders of Cambodia and Vietnam in UNCW’s Warwick Center Feb. 3 and 4. These incredible people, known as Montagnards, fought alongside America during the Vietnam War and have since resettled in North Carolina as refugees. More»
"For more than twenty years, on his own time and at his own expense, Sylvain Vogel has traveled on foot to the most remote, malarial forests of Cambodia, to document the language, culture and folklore of the Cambodian hilltribes,” said FRF founder and director Dr. Peter Maguire, “Vogel is exactly the type of brilliant, productive, and under supported independent scholar that our foundation looks to support."
Whether supporting Cambodians seeking accountability
after genocide, solving cold cases about American MIAs in Southeast Asia, helping powerless academics fired without cause or compensation, inventing ocean lifesaving equipment for American Special Operations soldiers, helping young and controversial academics get their books published, aiding young veterans transitioning back into civilian life, assisting the family of a woman brutally murdered overseas, or saving a life in the ocean, —professor and author Peter Maguire has devoted his life to helping others.