Nikkei Chronicles #6: Itadakimasu 2! Another Taste of Nikkei Culture

How does the food you eat express your identity? How does food help to connect your community and bring people together? What kinds of recipes have been passed down from generation to generation in your family?

Submit stories that share your perspectives on and experiences with Nikkei foods by September 30, 2017. 

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Teachers of Poston (Colorado River Relocation Center)

About 1/3 of the educators who taught at Poston were recuited from across the United States, many by the American Friends Committee.  Many of the teachers came from Quaker and Missionary backgrounds.  There were also Black teachers who had to deal with injustices of the time and the prejudice of ...
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daniyang8 (California, United States)

Dani Yang (daniyang8) is a half-Japanese, half-Chinese Sansei (third generation) from Los Angeles, currently attending UC Berkeley. She has been a participant in Japanese American Optimist Club, Rising Stars Youth Leadership Program, Yonsei Basketball Association, and Berkeley Asian Pacific American Theme House. This summer, she is volunteering with us at Discover Nikkei—posting Southern California obon festival event information and working on various articles.

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