miam

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Neither One Nor The Other: Why I Love Being Mixed-Race

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I love those parts that seem incompatible but that, in a person, come together.

The Rumpus Interview With Yumi Sakugawa - Part 2

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The Rumpus Interview With Yumi Sakugawa - Part 1

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Nina Revoyr On Writing About Race and the Mountains - Q&A: Mixed-Race Japanese American Writer Discusses Her Latest Novel, "Lost Canyon"

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Nikkei Chronicles #4 — Nikkei Family: Memories, Traditions, and Values

What Meeting My Long-lost Uncle Taught Me About Family

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Until I went to Japan, I’d talked to my uncle only twice: once when my Japanese grandmother died, and again when my grandfather did.

MFA’s kimono controversy should spark deeper conversation

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I work at a Japanese-American community newspaper where, every Halloween, we have the same conversation. Then something happens — like Katy Perry gives a performance, or a fraternity has a theme party — and we have the conversation again. If I had strong feelings in the beginning, they’ve been numbed by ...

One Beautiful, Unbearable Year in Japan

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When I tell people about my year in Japan, I tell the best parts. The unexpected shrines in the middle of city blocks. The chestnut cakes that sweetened bitter tea. The wooden temples that stood so tall I could bend my neck back and barely see the place where they ...

Funeral

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One of my great aunts died this week [Note: This article was written in September 2010]. She was in her late 80s, an age that another of our elderly family friends once called something that translates like “an age you can’t complain about dying at,” and she had been ...

アジア系、NOTハパ

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My mother is Japanese from Osaka; my father, American from a small town in Western Oregon. There’s a word for people like me, used especially on the West Coast and popularized in recent years, maybe most notably by artist Kip Fulbeck:Hapa.

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Hapa-ly Ever After: An Interview with Jeff Chiba Stearns

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Growing up in the predominantly white city of Kelowna, British Columbia, Jeff Chiba Stearns felt very aware of being different from most of the people around him. Born to a Sansei mother and “Euro-mutt” father (of English, Scottish, German, and Russian descent), he was no stranger to the “What are ...

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I'm a recent college grad and Discover Nikkei volunteer living in LA. I love reading, writing, drinking tea, and exploring my city.

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