Discover Nikkei

https://www.discovernikkei.org/en/interviews/

Kinoshita,Masao

What prompted heavy religious involvement (Japanese)

A central figure for the “Makegumi” (defeatists)

Emi,Frank

Prison

(1916-2010) draft resister, helped form the Heart Mountain Fair Play Committee

Uyeda,Clifford

Treatment by Chinese students

(1917 - 2004) Political activist

Sakane,Hiroshi

The Nikkei community's view toward Former President Fujimori (Japanese)

(b. 1948) Executive Director of Amano Museum

Kato,Alfredo

Escaping to a small village in the mountains during the World War II (Spanish)

(b. 1937) Professional journalist

Kasahara,Haruo

Leaving children in daycare all day to work (Japanese)

(b.1900) Issei plantation worker in Hawai'i.

Janzen,Terry

Postwar school-life

(b. 1930) Half Japanese and grew up in both Japan and the United States.

Hoshiyama,Fred Y.

Life in Yamato Colony

(1914–2015) Nisei YMCA and Japanese American community leader

Nishimura,Shunji

Delivering know-how to the next generation (Japanese)

(1911-2010) Founder of JACTO group

Fulbeck,Kip

Japanese Americans are more aware of their Hapa identity

(b. 1965) filmmaker and artist

Real People on Video Listen to the stories of Nikkei from around the world through life history video interviews. An Issei pioneer from Brazil, a woman incarcerated in Canada during World War II, a professional taiko performer, a former U.S. state governor ...these are some of the real people who share their life experiences from the Nikkei perspective.
New Site Design See exciting new changes to Discover Nikkei. Find out what’s new and what’s coming soon! Learn More