Nikkei Family: Memories, Traditions, and Values

Share your favorite Nikkei family stories—legends and contemporary tales, ways in which your family has influenced who you are, and stories that allow us to understand your perspectives on what family is…and can be.
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We invite you to submit personal stories and essays that share your family stories.
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Articles accepted through September 30, 2015 at 6PM (PST).
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Visit 5dn.org/family for more information and submission guidelines.

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Telling Our Stories: Japanese Americans in the San Fernando Valley, 1910's - 1970's

“Telling Our Stories: Japanese Americans in the San Fernando Valley, 1910’s - 1970’s” unveils the forgotten past of Japanese Americans living in the San Fernando Valley. The history of the Japanese Americans in the San Fernando Valley is not well documented, despite their significant contributions. Approximately, 3,200 Japanese Americans lived ...
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MaryUrashima (California, United States)

MaryUrashima is a writer who has contributed stories about the Nikkei community in Historic Wintersburg, California since 2013. She chairs the effort to save this Japanese American historical site in Huntington Beach, California.

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