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MONUMENT AT MANZANAR: WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE

~ Owens Valley, California ~

“Peace Crane ~ Sitting on a barbed wire fence”

“Solemn tribute”

Manzanar was a World War Two internment camp for people of Japanese descent – the majority of whom were United States citizens. 82 more words

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Go For The Food: Feed Your Soul At Denver's Domo

DENVER (AP) – Domo isn’t just a Japanese restaurant. It’s a place where you can immerse yourself in Japanese culture – by visiting a museum that evokes a northern Japanese farmhouse, strolling in a garden studded with Buddha statues, or even taking a martial arts class in the lovingly converted former warehouse where the restaurant compound is located. 441 more words

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Beachhead Saves the Day in Japan for Hama Sushi in Venice

By Phyllis Hayashibara

Kinya Aota, head sushi chef at Hama Sushi in Venice, had planned to return to his home on the northern island of Hokkaido in February, 2014 to spend some time with his elderly parents and his brothers and their families. 1,240 more words

Japanese-Americans

Farewell to Manzanar

Farewell to Manzanar

 

Houston, J.W., & Houston, J.D. (2012). Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After World War II Internment (1st edition). 166 more words

Courage in Action - Day of Remembrance Symposium on Gordon Hirabayashi

Join us for the 2014 Day of Remembrance, Saturday, February 22, 2014 to honor the life and legacy of civil rights icon Gordon K. Hirabayashi.  The symposium (free and open to the public) from 1:00 to 5:00 in Kane Hall on the UW campus will feature lectures, performances and remembrances by the Hirabayashi family, and the presentation of Hirabayashi’s Presidential Medal of Freedom, awarded posthumously to Hirabayashi by President Obama in 2012. 117 more words

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Japanese-American Remembrance Day

On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which set in motion the forced evacuation and incarceration of many thousands of loyal United States citizens solely by reason of their Japanese ancestry.

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