As an oral historian, I have always been addicted to reading obituaries, especially those relating to the World War II Japanese American experience. For example ...
On the front page of the English section of the December 24, 2016, issue of The Rafu Shimpo, there was a small photograph of the ...
Nancy Oda was very happily retired when she learned about Tuna Canyon.
“Very happily retired,” she says for a second time. “It was like a ...
Mike Saijo vividly recalls the day art changed his life.
“After college I went on a road trip as a ‘carnie,’ a carnival worker, to ...
“I want Caucasians to eat it.”
Chinchikurin—Hiroshima okonomiyaki restaurant on Sawtelle Boulevard
Finding a parking spot on a street in Sawtelle on a Friday ...
I sometimes refer to the Imperial Valley as my little inaka corner of the world. Literally translated, inaka (田舎) means “the countryside” or “one’s ...
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“10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Happy New Year!”
It’s a new year. For Americans, it’s their last holiday ...
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[To Digger] I think it’d be interesting to talk about your first impression of Tule Lake and arriving.
Digger Sasaki (DS ...
“They had soldiers and jeeps with machine guns, you know, patrolling the camps. It was kind of exciting in a way.”
-- Digger Sasaki
Digger Sasaki ...
Read Part 1 >> Do you remember if there was any convincing that Mr. Wada needed to do with your family?
No, that I have no ...
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