Discover Nikkei is your online resource for information related to the Nikkei experience. In this section you can look up information about history and culture, learn how to record an oral history, and more.


Learn how to capture an oral history and preserve artifacts. With this know-how you can insure that important family and community stories are passed on to future generations.

Nikkei Heroes: Trailblazers, Role Models, and Inspirations

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Major support by The Nippon Foundation