Nikkei Chronicles #8 — Nikkei Heroes: Trailblazers, Role Models, and Inspirations

We want to explore the idea of a Nikkei hero. Who is your hero? How have they influenced your Nikkei identity or your connection to your Nikkei heritage?

Submit stories that share your “Nikkei Heroes” story by September 30, 2019.

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The story with the most stars will be translated into all of our site languages.

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COPANI 2013: "What is Nikkei?"

The term “Nikkei” has multiple and diverse meanings depending on situations, places, and environments. In collaboration with COPANI 2013, Discover Nikkei, a project of the Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles, CA), has organized a photo activity that asks the question, “What does ‘Nikkei’ mean to you?” Here, we share ...
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Join the Discover Nikkei global community, where our Nima connect and share! Our Nima-kai community includes people around the world interested in learning about and sharing the Nikkei experience. Meet some of our Nima:

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Nima of the Month

javapotomac (Maryland, United States)

Members of the Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA) include Japanese American veterans of World War II and the Korea, Vietnam, and Gulf wars. Through their newsletter, The Advocate, they have been connecting and sharing stories about Nikkei veterans.

JAVA began sharing their stories with Discover Nikkei this January, written by the association’s researchers as well as by veterans and their families.

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