Japanese-American Newswire (Page 8)

Japanese-American Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. The ancient art of origamiRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2017 | New Fillmore

    ... business - Oriental Culture Books, based in Japantown - and published the first English translation of the Japanese-American dictionary. In the 1950s, they published one of the first origami books in English. Today, Paper Tree carries on the ...

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  2. Hilo opened whole new world for meRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    What memories I have of that little town of rivers and waterfalls, bamboo jungles and sweeping waves, it was too quaint to be real. Wooden buildings, some built in the 1800s, iron rings in the sidewalk to tie up your horse.

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  3. George Takei shows no sign of slowing down as he nears 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | New York Daily News

    "Star Trek" fans on the Lower East Side were thrilled to see sci-fi's Hikaru Sulu working well into the night on Monday. Actor and activist Takei was spotted filming on Canal Street just outside the NoMo Hotel.

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  4. Imprisoning our own: SLO County families and Executive Order 9066Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | New Times SLO

    He sat on a school bus, looking out at Arroyo Grande High School. But he was sitting by his parents and little brother while the friends and schoolmates he usually sat next to were all standing outside, watching him leave.

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  5. Life as a BananaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Psychology Today

    " Banana " is a pejorative term in Asian American communities for someone who is a sellout . Asian on the outside but White on the inside.

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  6. Review: Heartbreaking legacy of Japanese internment camps haunts Walnut Creek stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ... to their family farm after their years imprisoned in an internment camp. Their father, a pillar of the Japanese-American community, died in the camp. The farm is a mess, but they've come back to try to build a new life. The eldest, Grace (a subdued ...

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  7. Calvin Coolidge: Part IRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Glenn Beck

    Calvin Coolidge, 30th president of the United States, was born July 4, 1872. Not exactly what you'd call the most likely to succeed, Coolidge was taciturn and withdrawn following a sad and sickly childhood.

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  8. Curling is big in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | CBC News

    Not since those Games has the Japanese men's team curled in the Olympics. But nearly 20 years later, with a strong finish at the World Men's Curling Championship, Japan will qualify and be back curling in the Olympics.

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  9. Drumming up some funRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Fairbury Journal News

    Gary Tsujimoto, right, helps Jayden James, a third grade student at Jefferson Intermediate, celebrate learning how to play the Taiko drum. Tsujimoto and Nancy Ozaki of One World Taiko of Denver were at the Burkley Fine Arts Center at Fairbury High School on Tuesday as part of a PTA program for students at Jefferson Intermediate and Central Elementary.

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  10. Exhibit in California stirs up memories for Japanese interneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Seventy-five years ago this month, 15-year-old Grace Kaminaka was yanked from her sophomore studies at Grossmont High School and forced into an internment camp for Japanese Americans in Arizona. For three years during World War II, she and her family endured privation, separation, boredom, dust storms and extreme heat under armed guard.

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  11. A critical exhibit in this time of TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Crosscut.com

    The Year of Remembrance: Glimpses of a Forever Foreigner exhibit opens with a video image of a face - your face. Text below asks the question: What do people think when they see you? American? Foreigner? That's the central question of the exhibit , now up at the Wing Luke Museum.

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  12. Will the NBA lead in hiring a woman as head coach? | John SmallwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... pro-active than the National Basketball Association. The same year Robinson joined MLB, Wataru Misaka, a Japanese-American, became the first non-Caucasian, in the NBA when he played three games for the New York Knicks. Once Earl Lloyd became the ...

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  13. At the Movies: Resistance at Tule LakeRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    The film Resistance at Tule Lake tells the long-suppressed story of 12,000 Japanese Americans who dared to protest the U.S. government's program of mass incarceration during World War II . Branded as "disloyals" and imprisoned at Tule Lake Segregation Center , they continued to resist in the face of militarized violence, and thousands renounced their U.S. citizenship.

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  14. Fred UnLEEshed: March 29, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | University of British Columbia

    The Vancouver Courier highlighted the fundraising event Nikkei Place's Sakura Gala that benefitted the Japanese community centre and featured a keynote address by UBC president Santa Ono.

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  15. Academic Symposium highlights student researchRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | The Goshen College Record

    ... will tell the forgotten story of Japanese Americans in the United States, while arguing that the Japanese-American Relocation did not have roots in the attack on Pearl Harbor. "Usually, we see different historical, cultural and political events as ...

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  16. DanehyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Tucson Weekly

    First, that Earl Warren presided over the Brown v. Board of Education decision that obliterated the separate-but-equal wall behind which racists had operated since the end of the Civil War.

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  17. Korea may confer order on ex-Rep. Honda for work on sex slavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Korea Herald

    ... Representatives and contributed to developing South Korea-US ties," he said. In 2007, the third-generation Japanese-American wrote House Resolution 121 and helped pass it through the House unanimously. The resolution urged Japan to formally ...

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  18. The impact of the experience of childhood poverty on adult...Read the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. The experience of childhood poverty has a long-lasting, adverse impact on physical health outcomes in adulthood.

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  19. Nikkei Place Foundation president Robert Banno and director Glenn Tanaka hosted 200 guests at theirRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Vancouver Courier

    Nikkei Place Foundation president Robert Banno and director Glenn Tanaka hosted 200 guests at their Feels Like Home-themed Sakura Gala. Asako Okai, Consul General of Japan in Vancouver, welcomed Santa Ono, who returned to his hometown last August to become UBC's 15th president and vice-chancellor.

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  20. Crafton Hills College Kicks Off Art Festival on Healing Arts of Ancient CivilizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Inland Empire California

    ... of making children" in 16th century Maya culture. Performance Art and Healing by Takeshi Kanemura, a Japanese-American performance and installation artist, co-curator of the festival and a Crafton Hills College alumnus who will lead an interactive ...

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