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Tule Lake History Passed on from Father to Son: Iwao and Hiroshi Shimizu

Sharon Yamato

Tule Lake Committee chair Hiroshi Shimizu attended his first Tule Lake Pilgrimage in 1994, clutching a folder of papers written in Japanese. He had seen an article announcing the pilgrimage in the Hokubei Mainichi, the former Northern California daily newspaper that his father, Iwao, not only helped to start but ...

Cultural Merging and Identity: A Fourth-Generation Okinawan Japanese Peruvian American Speaks Out

Sharon Yamato


Cultural Merging And Identity: A Fourth-Generation Okinawan Japanese Peruvian American Speaks Out

Sharon Yamato


Cultural Merging and Identity: A Fourth-Generation Okinawan Japanese Peruvian American Speaks Out

Sharon Yamato


Cultural Merging and Identity: A Fourth-Generation Okinawan Japanese Peruvian American Speaks Out

Sharon Yamato


Cultural Merging And Identity: A Fourth-Generation Okinawan Japanese Peruvian American Speaks Out

Sharon Yamato


Cultural Merging and Identity: A Fourth-Generation Okinawan Japanese Peruvian American Speaks Out

Sharon Yamato


Cultural Merging and Identity: A Fourth-Generation Okinawan Japanese Peruvian American Speaks Out

Sharon Yamato


Cultural Merging and Identity: A Fourth-Generation Okinawan Japanese Peruvian American Speaks Out

Sharon Yamato


Cultural Merging And Identity: A Fourth-Generation Okinawan Japanese Peruvian American Speaks Out

Sharon Yamato


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I discovered my Nikkei roots very late in life, and for that reason I have been referred to as a born-again Sansei by some of my sarcastic friends. I used to duck when I saw large groups of JA students while I was at UCLA. But long after I graduated college, I started a Los Angeles chapter of the Sansei Legacy Project, a group that was founded to foster our Sansei-ness. It worked! I now love spending my time writing and making films about what it means to be Japanese American.

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