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COPANI 2013: "What is Nikkei?"


The term “Nikkei” has multiple and diverse meanings depending on situations, places, and environments. In collaboration with COPANI 2013, Discover Nikkei, a project of the Japanese American National Museum (Los ...

Interview: Terry Janzen


Terry Janzen was born in Tokyo in 1930 to a Japanese mother and American father. This album introduces the following 8 clips from her interview on August 27, 2012 followed ...

Interview: JERO


Enka singer in Japan. Born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. His African American grandfather married a Japanese woman. This album introduces the following 15 clips from his interview on March 30, 2010 ...

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