Nima Voices: Episode 2—Erik Matsunaga

Hear from Discover Nikkei contributor Erik Matsunaga about Chicago’s Japanese American community. He’ll be interviewed by guest host, award-winning author Naomi Hirahara.

Watch live on the Discover Nikkei YouTube channel on December 15 at 5 p.m. (PST)

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Album of the Week

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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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Nima of the Month

luisiguchiiguchi (Lima, Peru)

Luis Iguchi Iguchi (luisiguchiiguchi) is a Nisei from Lima, Peru. He has contributed to the newspapers Peru Shimpo and Prensa Nikkei, as well as the magazines Nikko, Superación, Puente, and El Nisei. He was founding president of the Nisei Jauja Club.

He began contributing articles to Discover Nikkei in September, and we have already shared five stories—including four for More Than a Game: Nikkei Sports (and one more coming soon). We look forward to sharing even more in the future!

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