BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20080301T000000Z DTEND:20080301T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Join us for this special event\, the first in a new program ser ies presented by Discover Nikkei:\n\nCommunity Forum: Okinawans and Their Global Networks\n<strong>Saturday\, March 1\, 2008\n2:00 pm - 4:00 pm</str ong>\n\nIn 2006\, over 4\,900 people from around the world attended the 4t h Worldwide Uchinanchu Taikai Festival in Okinawa to reconnect with their heritage and culture. The Center for Migration Studies at the University o f the Ryukyus surveyed these participants and will present their findings revealing how Okinawans connect beyond the island borders.\n\nFREE with Mu seum admission. Light reception to follow.\n\nRSVP required to 213.625.041 4 ext. 2227 or <a></a>. Limited spaces available\, so please reserve early!\n\nlocation:\nJapanese American National Museum\n369 East F irst Street\nLos Angeles\, CA 90012\n\nOrganized by the Center for Migrati on Studies at the University of the Ryukyus and the Japanese American Nati onal Museum in collaboration with Lane R. Hirabayashi\, Aratani Endowed Ch air\, Asian American Studies Department at University of California at Los Angeles and the Okinawa Association of America Inc. SUMMARY:Community Forum: Okinawans and Their Global Networks on Saturday\, March 1 in Los Angeles URL:/en/events/2008/03/01/community-forum-okinawans-and-their-global-networ k/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR