El Poder de Nuestras Historias

Esta serie incluye proyectos que ayudan a preservar y compartir las historias nikkei de diversas maneras -a través de blogs, redes sociales, podcasts, arte, películas, revistas, música, mercadería y más. Al resaltar estos proyectos, nosotros esperamos difundir la importancia de preservar y compartir las historias nikkei e inspirar a otros a crear las suyas propias.

Si usted tiene un proyecto que cree que debamos presentar, o si está interesado en participar como voluntario para ayudarnos a conducir futuras entrevistas, envíenos un email a Editor@DiscoverNikkei.org.


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La revista One Okinawa de Yoshiki Nagahama que conecta a los uchinanchus

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El 30 de octubre de 2019 (ese día es el Día Mundial de Uchinachu) fue presentado la revista digital One Okinawa como medio de conexión entre Okinawa y el mundo Uchinachu. Entre las notas publicadas hay una entrevista de los descendientes de okinawenses de Hawaii y un reporte sobre el incendio del Castillo Shurijo ocurrido recientemente. El editor fundador es Yoshiki Nagahama que es un ex-periodista del diario Ryukyu Shimpo y reside en Okinawa.

Nagahama señala lo siguiente: Este proyecto de difusión digital lo tenía en mente desde hace algunos años ...

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The Yonsei Memory Project: Keeping Stories Alive Through Inter-Generational Healing

For many Japanese American communities across the country, February 19 marks a Day of Remembrance. On that day seventy-seven years ago, in 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, turning the west coast of the United States into an active military zone and granting the secretary of war broad powers within those exclusionary zones.

A reaction to widespread anti-Japanese xenophobia in the wake of Pearl Harbor, Executive Order 9066 paved the way for the illegal incarceration of Japanese and Japanese Americans residing in those zones in concentration camps across the country, from Manzanar in California to Jerome in ...

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Vancouver’s 1907 Anti-Asian Riots Revisited - Part 2

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For those who may not be familiar with it, can you give a summary of the events leading up to the 1907 Riot? What happened and what was the aftermath? Didn’t things get worse after that for Asians? What about the racists?

The 360 Video Walking Tour of the 1907 Anti-Asian Riots traces the history and route of the mob that attacked the Chinese Canadian and Japanese Canadian communities following the demonstration and parade organized by the Asiatic Exclusion League in Vancouver.

The 1907 Anti-Asian Riots in Vancouver is one of the most significant events in ...

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Vancouver’s 1907 Anti-Asian Riots Revisited - Part 1

“Nothing could be more systematic than the determination with which the mob picked out Japanese and Chinese windows and spared those right adjoining if they were those of whites. On Columbia Avenue, for example, all the Chinese windows were broken and those of two white real estate brokers were left whole.”

The Vancouver Daily World newspaper reporting about the Powell Street Riot in 1907

Prior to making my first visit to the Powell Street Festival in August, I noticed several events in the program published in Geppo that piqued my interest, among them being the 360 Riot Walk that advertised ...

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50 Objects, 50 Stories: The Untold Stories of Incarcerated Japanese Americans during WWII

“50 Objects/50 Stories of the American Japanese Incarceration” is a project made up of 50 objects that each give a raw, true narrative of the exclusion and confinement of 120,000 American Japanese during World War II. Objects owned by families, museums, and educational institutions have been researched, reviewed, and compiled to create a well-rounded representation of individual experiences in the internment camps. Stories that have gone untold for years are now presented in various forms of media such as articles, videos, and audios.

I interviewed Nancy Ukai, the Lead Project Director, to learn about her creation and overall ...

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