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Hirabayashi,James

Nickname

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

When I started grade school, there’s another, maybe one or two James’s in the class. …

Hirabayashi,James

Not bringing shame to family

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

Of course we were raised in a Japanese American community, so that we were always …

Nakamura,Ann K.

Image of Americans

Ann K. Nakamura November 8, 2003

Their image of an American was Caucasian or non-Asian. So to meet an Asian American, …

Hirabayashi,James

Context affects meaning

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

There’s a kimono, and the label under it says, It's a Japanese woman's article of …

Hirabayashi,James

Testing assumptions of Japanese scholars

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

You know, I was kind of concerned about the Japanese scholars studying the Japanese American …

Kaji,Pam

Experiences in Japan and its influence

Pam Kaji November 4, 2003

I find myself having to be more flexible and also be more humble to ask …

Kaji,Steve

FOB's

Steve Kaji November 4, 2003

As we grew up in high school in Hawaii, I would look at Japanese from …

Morton,Chad

Benefits of his multiracial background

Chad Morton January 6, 2000

I love being parts of two different cultures. I think it's just something special to …

Morton,Eric

Addressing multiracial identity can be difficult

Eric Morton January 6, 2000

People don't always -- like for me, people don't always know what my mix is. …

Morton,Johnnie

Gained appreciation of his multiracial heritage through participation in Nisei Relays

Johnnie Morton February 7, 2000

When I was younger I attended Japanese school on Saturdays, and I think that's when …

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