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 ...
Claudia Katayanagi has an extensive list of credits as a sound recordist or sound mixer for documentaries dealing with a variety of topics — Confucius Was ...
How many nights will we sleep before oshogatsu?Let’s fly a kite and spin a top on oshogatsu...♪♪
This song is called Oshogatsu. It ...
Ask any Nisei from the south end of the Imperial Valley about their childhood Christmas experiences, and their fond reminiscences inevitably take them back to ...
World War II
Japanese American National Museum
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