Developing international programs

Studying in Japan before working in the US His father urged him to go to the US Americans changing his opinion of the US Returning to Japan after studying in New York Decision to remain in the US and become an American citizen The first garden he visited in the US Practicing in the US Developing international programs Describing the meaning of "Nikkei"

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Yeah, I try to see garden to become a vehicle to bring people together, some American people, Japanese people. So I have been developing some exchange program, Japan and America. And then last two years ago we had an international conference in Seattle. We invited about thirty people from Japan, Japanese master gardener. And so we hope those people have a chance to work here, and then our students have a chance to learn from them.

Date: August 10, 2016
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Sojin Kim, John Esaki
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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