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Japanese community in Mission

Bill Hashizume October 29, 2005

Well, it was quite united. Sure, there were factions, like Buddhist faction, Christian factions, and …


Taiko as self-expression

PJ Hirabayashi January 26, 2005

January 1974 is when I decided to be a part of it (San Jose Taiko). …


A “principally-based” taiko group in England creating a global taiko community

PJ Hirabayashi January 26, 2005

Having the experience of going to England in December, last year, and seeing one of …


Growing up in a Japanese American community

Byron Glaser January 16, 2006

I was born in Southern California and my family moved to Santa Barbara when I …

Sogi,Francis Y.

The Kona Island community

Francis Y. Sogi May 29, 2006

I think the difference came about not with my parents, but with their product, which …


The importance of Japanese American role models in childhood community

Lorraine Bannai March 23 & 24, 2000

Gardena was about, I think, a third Japanese American when I was growing up, so …


Recognizing issues of dual identity in the nisei generation

Lorraine Bannai March 23 & 24, 2000

I think also, two, particular to the Japanese American community, there's a real feeling of …


Heightened awareness of identity as a Japanese American

Lorraine Bannai March 23 & 24, 2000

I think that the experience of number one, getting involved in Asian American Studies, taking …


Growing up with some Japanese families (Spanish)

Roberto Hirose October 7, 2005

(Spanish) I was born in a city…in a town called La Cruz. At that time …


The various realities of Nikkei in Latin America (Spanish)

Roberto Hirose October 7, 2005

(Spanish) I think that the development of this thing called Nikkei has been somewhat distinct …

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