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Twenty Thousand Cranes And More: Stories Behind Washington State's Tsuru For Solidarity and Crystal City, Texas

Tamiko Nimura

Twenty thousand, and more.

“Tidying Up” My Family’s Camp Dresser

Tamiko Nimura


Drumming for History: The Annual Minidoka Pilgrimage Day of Remembrance Taiko Fundraiser

Tamiko Nimura

Around the country, Japanese American Days of Remembrance are commemorated with keynote speakers, with candle lighting, with marches, and even (this year) with bystander training for allies with Densho.

A Seasonal Guide to Seattle/Tacoma Area Japanese American Events

Tamiko Nimura

Happy New Year, everyone! 2018 marked a significant milestone for me—it’s been 20 years since I moved to Washington State from my home state of California. I wasn’t sure where to look for communities or events when I moved up here, and I felt pretty lonely for ...

The Artist’s Memory: Soichi Sunami and Japanese American Photography

Tamiko Nimura

I have the museum mostly to myself today.

Notes from a Hallway: Learning from the History of the Tacoma Buddhist Temple

Tamiko Nimura

You could say it really started with a hallway.

On "Giving Back"

Tamiko Nimura

On October 7th, I was asked to share a story on “what inspires me to give back” to a public event hosted by WILLO (Women’s Intergenerational Living Legacy Organization). WILLO is a Tacoma nonprofit organization devoted to sharing stories across generations and cultures, hoping to inspire the next generation ...

A Cup of Water: JA Generations and Practicing Sansei Hope From The Middle

Tamiko Nimura

My car radio, usually turned to a news station, has been tuned to a classical music station for months. I don’t avoid the news, but I have had to figure out when to listen to the news, and to protect myself carefully. For the first time in my life ...

On “Family Separation” in 2018: One Sansei Atlas of Displacement and Mass Incarceration

Tamiko Nimura

As a Sansei, I've been exploring the issue of “family separation,” given the multiple ways that families are being separated due to unjust border policy, travel bans, and mass incarceration. I'm currently writing a family memoir that responds to (and includes passages from) my Nisei father’s unpublished ...

What We Save, How We Save, How We Love: On Family and Community Archives

Tamiko Nimura


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Tamiko Nimura is an Asian American (Sansei/Pinay) freelance writer, community journalist, and public historian. She grew up in Northern California and now lives in the Pacific Northwest. She is co-writing a graphic novel for the Wing Luke Asian Museum. She is working on a children’s book and a family memoir responding to her father’s unpublished memoir of his wartime imprisonment at Tule Lake.

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