Tags » Japanese American

Krukow to the rescue!

On the occasion of the San Francisco Giants’ first Japanese American Day at Candlestick Park, both the Rokushige Fujima Dance Troupe and the San Francisco Taiko Dojo were asked to provide the pre-game entertainment. 

Short Stories

2014 Tule Lake Pilgrimage Hike to Castle Rock

One of the e-mails I received after registering for the Tule Lake Pilgrimage asked if I wanted to go on the optional hike up Castle Rock. 552 more words


2014 Tule Lake Pilgrimage

Tule Lake is one of 10 War Relocation Authority (WRA) Centers where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during the second World War. Very little of the physical camp remains, but the… 500 more words


such is life (a true story of love and war)

In my last post, I shared the story of a young Russian couple who were miraculously reunited after long years apart.  I thought here might be a nice place to share a similar tale, from Kuramitsu/Nakamura family lore: the story of my great uncle Clark, presented to the best of my recollection. 714 more words


UH West Oahu archaeology students take part in historic dig - Hawaii News Now

UH West Oahu archaeology students take part in historic dig
Hawaii News Now
Honouliuli first opened in March 1943 and out of the 13-plus internment camps, was the largest and longest running…

117 more words

George Takei: Why I love a country that once betrayed me

Let’s say you are a citizen of country A, born, raised, and educated there with all that country’s beliefs and values, but your ancestral origin is from another one, say, country B. 330 more words


Bunkasai: A Japanese Sample of Asian American Heritage at Northwestern

This news piece was originally submitted May 14, 2014 as a video news package for a journalism class.

by: Louis Oh|Medill
May 14, 2014

Bunkasai, held on Sunday, was one of many student run events this month showcasing the unique culture and heritage of Asian American and Pacific Islander students on campus. 94 more words