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Los inmigrantes y la cultura japonesa en Morelos: una añeja relación

Sergio Hernández Galindo

El libro Los japoneses en Morelos. Testimonios de una amistad1 es una muestra de la presencia de los inmigrantes japoneses y de la cultura de ese país en suelo morelense. Alejo Ebergenyi fue el encargado de coordinar los 15 artículos que componen este libro y que se enmarcan en un gran …

Nikkei Chronicles #8—Nikkei Heroes: Trailblazers, Role Models, and Inspirations

Masao Iimuro: Fortaleza y ejemplo de una comunidad que superó la injusticia y la persecución

Sergio Hernández Galindo

2007年に私が飯室正雄氏にはじめてお目にかかったときは、同氏のことはかなり把握してつもりである。同氏は、名古屋市出身で1940年末19歳で日本から出航してメキシコに向かったのだ。また、1942年5月に拘束された詳細な理由も、そしてその後にレクンベリのイスラ・マリア島刑務所からベラクルスのペロテ要塞に収監されたことも把握していたし、明かな起訴内容も公判審理もなく「危険外国人」として釈放される1949年まで7年間も刑務所で過ごしたということも知っていた。

Nikkei Chronicles #8—Nikkei Heroes: Trailblazers, Role Models, and Inspirations

Un hibakusha y nikkei ejemplar a los 80 años de edad

Sergio Hernández Galindo

Yasuaki Yamashita probablemente no estaría ahora entre nosotros si su madre no lo hubiera abrazado y protegido con su cuerpo en el momento en que estalló la bomba atómica sobre la ciudad de Nagasaki el 9 de agosto de 1945.

Totaro and Kazuma Nishikawa: The Legacy of Japanese Fishermen in Baja California - Part 2

Sergio Hernández GalindoKiyoko Nishikawa Aceves

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Totaro and Kazuma Nishikawa: The Legacy of Japanese Fishermen in Baja California - Part 1

Sergio Hernández GalindoKiyoko Nishikawa Aceves

Two brothers named Totaro and Kazuma Nishikawa formed part of an important wave of Japanese fishermen who settled in Ensenada in the early 1930s. Twenty years before, however, the first Japanese fishermen had already arrived in Baja California, when the Porfirio Díaz administration granted Aurelio Sandoval a fishing permit that …

Julio Mizzumi Guerrero Kojima: A Jarocho Nikkei Searches for His Many Roots - Part 2

Sergio Hernández Galindo

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Julio Mizzumi Guerrero Kojima: A Jarocho Nikkei Searching for His Many Roots - Part 1

Sergio Hernández Galindo

Julio Mizzumi Guerrero Kojima is a folk musician and preschool teacher of Nikkei origin, who was born in a small village in Veracruz on the shores of the Papaloapan River, also known as “river of the butterflies,” in 1970. The village of Otatitlán (which means “place of the bamboo” in …

The War between the United States and Japan and the Persecution of Japanese Immigrants in America

Sergio Hernández Galindo

The attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 didn't just spark a war between the United States and Japan. Beginning on that day, communities of Japanese immigrants who had settled in several countries in America also became part of the conflict and hostilities.

Kendo Koi y Junsaku Mizusawa: médicos japoneses en Veracruz y Oaxaca

Sergio Hernández Galindo

En el año de 1897 empezaron a llegar a México trabajadores japoneses como parte del acuerdo de amistad que se firmó en el año de 1888 entre ambos gobiernos. En un principio arribaron agricultores a Chiapas, obreros a las minas de Coahuila y Chihuahua, jornaleros a Veracruz y pescadores al …

Japanese Peanuts, a Legacy of the Nakatani Family

Sergio Hernández GalindoEmma Nakatani Sánchez

One of the most popular snacks in Mexico is “Japanese peanuts”. This product--which consists of peanuts with a coating made of toasted wheat flour and soy sauce--isn’t originally from Japan. It was actually invented by Yoshigei Nakatani, a Japanese immigrant who arrived in Mexico in 1932.

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Sergio Hernández Galindo is a graduate of Colegio de México, where he majored in Japanese studies. He has published numerous articles and books about Japanese emigration to Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America. He is currently a professor and researcher with the Historical Studies Unit of Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History.

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