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La guerra de odio y persecución contra los emigrantes japoneses en América. ¡NUNCA OLVIDAR¡

Sergio Hernández Galindo

Para los millones de mexicanos ymusulmanes que residenen Estados Unidos

Japanese Immigrants Who Joined the Mexican Revolution

Sergio Hernández Galindo

For Mexico, late 1910 was a time of great contrasts. On the one hand, the celebration of its first centenary in September of that year appeared to show a united and modern country, full of joy and patriotism. This was the image that President Porfirio Díaz, who had governed the …

Jesús Akachi: La vida y los aportes de un nisei a México

Sergio Hernández Galindo

Como cada mañana durante los siete días de la semana, Jesús Akachi abre su papelería “La Nueva Violeta” a las 9:45 de la mañana en punto. A lo largo del día, entre cuadernos, lápices, bolígrafos y miles de mercancías que constituyen los artículos de su negocio, Don Jesús y su …

Los festejos del primer centenario de la independencia de México y la participación de Japón

Sergio Hernández Galindo

El mes de septiembre es importante para el pueblo de México debido a que festeja el aniversario de su Independencia. En el año de 1910, los festejos fueron grandiosos y especiales pues se celebraron con múltiples actividades el primer centenario de la Independencia de México.

Fernando Hiramuro and Yasuaki Yamashita: Japanese Mexican survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings – Part 2

Sergio Hernández Galindo

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Fernando Hiramuro and Yasuaki Yamashita: Japanese Mexican Survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings – Part 1

Sergio Hernández Galindo

This August will mark 71 years since the U.S. dropped atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The people of both cities paid for the end of the war with their own deaths and the destruction of their cities, but those who managed to survive continue to suffer …

Nikkei Chronicles #5—Nikkei-go: The Language of Family, Community, and Culture

The Chuo Gakuen School: The Seeds of Prestige for the Japanese Community in Mexico

Sergio Hernández Galindo

For 72 years, the Chuo Gakuen school has provided Japanese language and cultural education to Nikkei and Mexican children. The school, located in a modest neighborhood in the center of Mexico City, is celebrating this anniversary thanks to the hard work and tenacity of many people who have made sure …

Tatsugoro Matsumoto and the Magic of Jacaranda Trees in Mexico

Sergio Hernández Galindo

In 1912, the mayor of Tokyo, Yukio Ozaki, presented the United States with almost 3,000 cherry trees, which were then planted throughout the U.S. capital. In the years that followed, Washington, D.C. came to be covered with millions of cherry blossoms, coloring the city’s landscape every year in early spring.

Mitsuko Kasuga: Passion for Tanka in Mexico and Japan

Sergio Hernández Galindo

Mitsuko Osaka was born in 1914 in the small town of Ina, Nagano Prefecture, the second of four daughters of the Osaka family. She grew up at the center of a well-off farming family. Her father, in addition to growing silkworms and rice, was the treasurer of a silk farmers’ …

Japoneses la comunidad en busca de un nuevo sol naciente - Parte 10

Sergio Hernández Galindo

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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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