Nikkei Chronicles #7: Nikkei Roots: Digging into Our Cultural Heritage

What does being Nikkei mean to you? How does your Nikkei identity reveal itself in your day-to-day life? What activities do you engage in to maintain traditions from Japan? How do you stay connected to your roots, whether individually or collectively? When or how you really feel like a Nikkei?

Submit Nikkei Roots stories by September 30, 2018. 

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Two Japanese American Soldiers, Two Best Friends, And a Crossroad

The all Japanese American 100th / 442nd Regiment Combat Team is a symbol of a “Y” shaped crossroad for my familial history; however, unlike a typical crossroad of either right or left, no path was disloyal or unjust, but rather both paths led to the same end road that was ...
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masayukifukasawa (Brazil)

Masayuki Fukasawa first started contributing to Discover Nikkei in 2009 with articles about Japanese Brazilians. Fukasawa himself emigrated from Japan to Brazil in 1992 and is a veteran journalist and Japanese language editor at Nikkey Shimbun, a bilingual newspaper in São Paulo.

We asked him what what he likes about Discover Nikkei and this is what he said:

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