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 atrás pero a fines de abril …

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Campu, the Podcast: Reanalyzing Japanese American Incarceration in the 21st Century, How is it relevant today?

Introducing Campu: a podcast that offers a fresh, raw, and insightful scope into the diverse experiences of Japanese incarceree daily life during World War II. Campu analyzes the political, racial, social, psychological, physical, and systemic barriers that Japanese immigrants and Japanese Americans endured during this event in history.

The podcast also goes above and beyond by identifying and discussing how a collection of these events have created a long-lasting impact on our history today. By bringing together various unheard anecdotes, life events, and history, this podcast creates a unique take on the storytelling of Japanese incarceration.

I had the …

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Michelle Kumata, A Japanese-American Artist with Brazilian Ancestral Roots

Seattle native Michelle Kumata’s artistic journey has taken her across the country to New York and across the hemisphere to Brazil, not only to discover her identity and legacy but to express it through her work. By exploring her family’s Japanese-Brazilian (JB) roots, she shares her story of how, through oral histories and visual art, she has established a legacy for future generations of her family.

A shy, only child growing up, Michelle has become an accomplished artist whose work has been showcased in The Seattle Times, and in cultural centers, museums, and galleries locally and across the nation. …

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Japanese Incarceration: Making a Difference One Person at a Time

My name is Marissa, and I'm a Girl Scout from South San Jose, California. I love the smell of coffee, a good book, the sea at sunset, a couple of cats, and most of all, keeping history alive. I am currently working on my Gold Award, which is the highest award a Girl Scout can earn. It requires over 80 hours of work and leadership on a project that helps the community and has sustainability.

​I am a fourth generation Japanese American. My maternal family came to America from Japan in 1923, while my paternal family immigrated from Japan to …

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Bridging the Cultural Gap with Stories: The Zentoku Foundation

In 2018, Mark Nakakihara founded the Zentoku Foundation, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving stories of various generations of Japanese Americans. The Zentoku Foundation strengthens the Japanese American community by providing an enriching website and e-newsletters for all generations to cherish amazing stories, news, and upcoming events.

The Zentoku Foundation is unique because its meticulously delivered stories engulf its followers with deep, familial emotions. Much like the captivating emotions a bonsai enthusiast feels when observing the pure serenity of a completed bonsai, followers of the Zentoku Foundation sense the same harmony and raw emotions of each story. One …

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