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Nikkei in Cuba: Reflections from Three U.S. Nikkei Groups

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Choodee Without Borders

pictured: Ken Tokunaga Choodee Without Borders was formed to connect together Okinawan people worldwide. (“Choodee” is the word for “sibling” in the Okinawan language.) A seven-person team from both the east and west coasts traveled to Cuba to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of Okinawan immigration to Cuba in October of 2007.

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Ken Tokunaga, from Choode Without Borders, speaks at the Discover Nikkei event, "Nikkei in Cuba: Reflections from Three U.S. Nikkei Groups" held on September 6, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. More »

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