Happy 2017, everyone! With quite the gripping year behind us, I find myself needing to look ahead from a grounded place and in order to ...
I must have passed her house a thousand times. Each time, I wanted to stop, to see if she would hear my story and accept ...
For the column’s inaugural post, we wanted to begin with the theme of place, location, and community and to highlight two veteran poets—Hiroshi ...
These last several weeks after this year’s presidential election, I have grieved for my community, one that is made up largely of people from ...
When we talk about the state of the Japanese American community today, one of the most common remarks is how incredibly diverse we are. Nikkei ...
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Connected to Japanese Society and Culture
Many Shin-Nisei (children of post war Japanese immigrants) on the U.S. continent do not identify ...
Slideshow above: The few remaining urban enclaves of Japanese American culture and identity.
Have you ever thought about what it means to identify as Japanese ...
A weekly visual journal/cartoon about an easily-annoyed fourth generation American of Japanese descent. This week, Neal’s cultural make-up…
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In the early days at Manzanar, before most of the internees arrived, there weren’t many internees or military personnel in the ...
Living An American life
My father, Richard Shigeru Nishimura, was born in Los Angeles in 1922 and celebrated his 94th birthday this year. He shares ...
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