17 results

Onchi,Toshiko Elena

How I became a volunteer at the International Association of Yamato (Spanish)

Toshiko Elena Onchi March 24, 2009

(Spanish) Ah, well, when I arrived, I lived in Tokyo where I started ... Well, …

Onchi,Toshiko Elena

Several ways to participate and integrate into Japanese society (Spanish)

Toshiko Elena Onchi March 24, 2009

(Spanish) I think that from now, we must integrate, first by learning the language; second, …

Onchi,Toshiko Elena

The challenge for Peruvian children of going to school in Japan (Spanish)

Toshiko Elena Onchi March 24, 2009

(Spanish) In the case of Peruvian children... As there were not many Peruvian schools, we …

Onchi,Toshiko Elena

The identity crisis of Peruvian children in Japan (Spanish)

Toshiko Elena Onchi March 24, 2009

(Spanish) Children who were born, raised and educated here, they think they are ... Well, …

Onchi,Toshiko Elena

The breakdown of the family structure as a result of the deskasegi movement (Spanish)

Toshiko Elena Onchi March 24, 2009

(Spanish) I think that ... the families that have come as dekasegi depend on jobs. …

Hirano,Paulo Issamu

Accepted by Japanese society as I learned more Japanese (Japanese)

Paulo Issamu Hirano October 18, 2016

(Japanese) In my early days in Japan, when I couldn’t understand Japanese, I think that …

Hirano,Paulo Issamu

Starting my own business as a graphic designer after the collapse of Lehman Brothers (Japanese)

Paulo Issamu Hirano October 18, 2016

(Japanese) It had a big impact on Oizumi-machi. The collapse of Lehman Brothers especially had …

Hirano,Paulo Issamu

On becoming a Japanese national (Japanese)

Paulo Issamu Hirano October 18, 2016

(Japanese) Actually, I feel like I should and can become a Japanese national any time. …

Hirano,Paulo Issamu

Letting people know I am from Brazil (Japanese)

Paulo Issamu Hirano October 18, 2016

(Japanese) In fact, when I work with Japanese companies, in such an environment where nothing …

Hirano,Paulo Issamu

Oizumi-machi is my hometown (Japanese)

Paulo Issamu Hirano October 18, 2016

(Japanese) Oizumi-machi might be the one place that I feel most strongly as my hometown. …

Related tags

Brazilians Identity community identity dekasegi Oizumi Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers Brazil Children of dekasegi CIATE citizenship collapse of Lehman Brothers discrimination Education Family graphic designer Japan Japanese Japanese education Japanese government Jappan Language leaders Migration Nikkei Argentinean roles tohoku earthquake

This guide will give you the fundamental knowledge you will need to conduct your own oral history interview.

Get updates

Sign up for email updates

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Support this project

Discover Nikkei

Discover Nikkei is a place to connect with others and share the Nikkei experience. To continue to sustain and grow this project, we need your help!

Ways to help >>

A project of the Japanese American National Museum


The Nippon Foundation