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Nima-kai Traditions: Matsuri

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Ella's 1st Obon, San Francisco Japantown 2003

Submitted by: Ella Tamny and Coleen Uchida-Tamny, Los Angeles County

Photo 1 of 2: Ella's 1st Obon, San Francisco Japantown 2003

Even though Ella wasn't even walking yet, she felt the beat & spirit of the Obon Odori music and wanted to join the dancers.  Having just moved up to the Bay Area, I was thrilled to attend this festival in San Francisco to feel connected to my family.

Photo credit: Mark Tamny

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Ella's 1st Obon, San Francisco Japantown 2003
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This was submitted by  Ella Tamny and Coleen Uchida-Tamny from Los Angeles County, California, for Discover Nikkei’s Nima-kai Traditions: Matsuri photo activity. ***** Even though Ella wasn't even walking yet, she felt … More »


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