Nikkei Chronicles #12—Growing Up Nikkei: Connecting with Our Heritage

There are many different ways that Nikkei around the world have connected with their heritage while growing up. How have you connected with yours? Submit your stories by Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at 6 p.m. PDT.  Visit for more information!


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Desarrollo de la Comunidad Nikkei en Chile

Los primeros japoneses llegaron a Chile a fines del Siglo XIX, por lo que el desarrollo de la comunidad nikkei ha evolucionado desde entonces por más de 100 años. Para un mejro análisis dividiremos este período en tres partes: 1900-1950, 1951-2000 y 2001 en adelante.

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Sharony360 (California, United States)

Sharon Yamato is a writer and filmmaker in Los Angeles who has produced and directed several films on the Japanese American incarceration, including Out of Infamy, A Flicker in Eternity, and Moving Walls, for which she wrote a book by the same title. She is currently working on a documentary on attorney and civil rights leader Wayne M. Collins. As a writer, she co-wrote Jive Bomber: A Sentimental Journey, has written articles for the Los Angeles Times, and is currently a columnist for The Rafu Shimpo. She has served as a consultant for the Japanese American National Museum, Go For Broke National Education Center, and has conducted oral history interviews for Densho in Seattle.

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