Nikkei Chronicles #7: Nikkei Roots: Digging into Our Cultural Heritage

What does being Nikkei mean to you? How does your Nikkei identity reveal itself in your day-to-day life? What activities do you engage in to maintain traditions from Japan? How do you stay connected to your roots, whether individually or collectively? When or how you really feel like a Nikkei?

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À caminho do Brasil

Para chegar ao Brasil os imigrantes japoneses passavam cerca de dois meses no navio. Essa coleção é uma reunião de pequenos, mas significativos fragmentos da viagem , as imagens mostram os momentos que precediam o encontro com a nova e estranha terra - "ブラジル" Muitos imigrantes gostam de contar as ...
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greg (Quebec, Canada)

Greg Robinson, a contributor to Discover Nikkei since 2009, grew up in New York City and is currently a professor of history at l'Université du Québec À Montréal. His books include By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans (Harvard University Press, 2001), A Tragedy of Democracy: Japanese Confinement in North America (Columbia University Press, 2009), and The Great Unknown: Japanese American Sketches (University Press of Colorado, 2016). His latest book is the co-edited volume John Okada: The Life & Rediscovered Work of the Author of No-No Boy (University of Washington Press, 2018). Greg was previously selected Nima of the Month in October 2013.

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