Nikkei Family: Memories, Traditions, and Values

We invite you to submit personal stories and essays that share your family stories.

Articles accepted through September 30, 2015 at 6PM (PST).

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Nima-kai Community

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Nima of the Month

Javiernesto (Lima, Peru)

Javiernesto is a Peruvian writer whose first article was posted on Discover Nikkei in 2007. He has now shared over 20 stories on Discover Nikkei, both through our partner, Asociación Peruano Japonesa, and on his own. Last year, he also served as an instructor for the Nikkei Names workshop in Lima, Peru.

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