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Read about the Nikkei experience from different perspectives. New stories are posted daily from Monday through Saturday!

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Album of the Week

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YAMA: A Nikkei Community in Brazil (Embrace the ordinary and nurture a spirit of gratitude)

Yama Project is a documentary of a Japanese farming and arts community in Brazil known as Comunidade Yuba. The farm is located in a rural agricultural region in the western part of São Paulo state. Ranging in age from fourth-generation newborns to first-generation Nikkei immigrants now in their 90s, the ...
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Nima of the Month

densho (Seattle, Washington, United States)

Densho’s mission is to preserve and share stories of Japanese American World War II incarceration to promote equity and justice today. They have be sharing some of these stories with Discover Nikkei since 2006. At COPANI XX in September 2019, we partnered with Densho to present a session titled “Power of Our Stories—Case Studies” where we discussed the importance of preserving and sharing personal and community stories, photos, and videos.

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