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Nikkei New Year: A History of Oshogatsu Since the Time of the Issei

Milagros Tsukayama ShinzatoAsociación Peruano Japonesa

I spent almost all of my childhood with my grandmother. Her customs, which were of course very Japanese, were reflected in her daily life. She didn't celebrate Christmas, but she did celebrate Oshogatsu (New Year in Japanese).


Nikkei New Year: A History of Oshogatsu Since the Time of the Issei

Milagros Tsukayama ShinzatoAsociación Peruano Japonesa

I spent almost all of my childhood with my grandmother. Her customs, which were of course very Japanese, were reflected in her daily life. She didn't celebrate Christmas, but she did celebrate Oshogatsu (New Year in Japanese).


Nikkei New Year: A History of Oshogatsu Since the Time of the Issei

Milagros Tsukayama ShinzatoAsociación Peruano Japonesa

I spent almost all of my childhood with my grandmother. Her customs, which were of course very Japanese, were reflected in her daily life. She didn't celebrate Christmas, but she did celebrate Oshogatsu (New Year in Japanese).


Nikkei New Year: A History of Oshogatsu Since the Time of the Issei

Milagros Tsukayama ShinzatoAsociación Peruano Japonesa

I spent almost all of my childhood with my grandmother. Her customs, which were of course very Japanese, were reflected in her daily life. She didn't celebrate Christmas, but she did celebrate Oshogatsu (New Year in Japanese).


Nikkei New Year: A History of Oshogatsu Since the Time of the Issei

Milagros Tsukayama ShinzatoAsociación Peruano Japonesa

I spent almost all of my childhood with my grandmother. Her customs, which were of course very Japanese, were reflected in her daily life. She didn't celebrate Christmas, but she did celebrate Oshogatsu (New Year in Japanese).


Nikkei New Year: A History of Oshogatsu Since the Time of the Issei

Milagros Tsukayama ShinzatoAsociación Peruano Japonesa

I spent almost all of my childhood with my grandmother. Her customs, which were of course very Japanese, were reflected in her daily life. She didn't celebrate Christmas, but she did celebrate Oshogatsu (New Year in Japanese).


Nikkei New Year: A History of Oshogatsu Since the Time of the Issei

Milagros Tsukayama ShinzatoAsociación Peruano Japonesa

I spent almost all of my childhood with my grandmother. Her customs, which were of course very Japanese, were reflected in her daily life. She didn't celebrate Christmas, but she did celebrate Oshogatsu (New Year in Japanese).


Nikkei New Year: A History of Oshogatsu Since the Time of the Issei

Milagros Tsukayama ShinzatoAsociación Peruano Japonesa

I spent almost all of my childhood with my grandmother. Her customs, which were of course very Japanese, were reflected in her daily life. She didn't celebrate Christmas, but she did celebrate Oshogatsu (New Year in Japanese).


Nikkei New Year: A History of Oshogatsu Since the Time of the Issei

Milagros Tsukayama ShinzatoAsociación Peruano Japonesa

I spent almost all of my childhood with my grandmother. Her customs, which were of course very Japanese, were reflected in her daily life. She didn't celebrate Christmas, but she did celebrate Oshogatsu (New Year in Japanese).


Nikkei New Year: A History of Oshogatsu Since the Time of the Issei

Milagros Tsukayama ShinzatoAsociación Peruano Japonesa

I spent almost all of my childhood with my grandmother. Her customs, which were of course very Japanese, were reflected in her daily life. She didn't celebrate Christmas, but she did celebrate Oshogatsu (New Year in Japanese).


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Sansei peruana descendiente de okinawenses. Actualmente se desempeña como traductora freelance (inglés/español), redactora freelance y diseñadora de la marca Chimujusan (“valiente” en uchinaaguchi), proyecto creado junto con su enamorado. Escribe para su blog Jiritsu.

Peruvian sansei with Okinawan background. Now she works as a freelance translator (English/Spanish), freelance writer and designer for Chimujusan (“courageous” in uchinaaguchi), a brand developed together with her boyfriend. She writes for her blog Jiritsu.

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • family stories

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