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

Lighthearted

Barbara Nishimoto

In my family we told stories; we reminisced. During and after meals. Sitting in the living room all together for no particular reason. Because we were all so tightly bound together there was no need for a beginning, middle, and end. One of us would utter a single sentence, a …

Waking slowly

Barbara Nishimoto

Waking slowly. I can still remember the exquisitely warm feeling of waking up at home in my bed upstairs. The sounds floated up from the kitchen and gradually I began to distinguish the voices of my mother and father and older sister, Connie. It was a murmur accompanied by the …

Nikkei Chronicles #1—ITADAKIMASU! A Taste of Nikkei Culture

Authentic

Barbara Nishimoto

Where are you from? Where did you learn to speak English? Do you eat regular food? American?

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  • histórias comunitárias
  • histórias familiares
  • festivais/matsuri
  • culinária japonesa/nikkei
  • bairros japoneses
  • taiko

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