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Sunday, October 5
ver 50 vendors selling unique jewelry, kimono fabric fashions, handbags, ceramics, Giant Robot products, and more! Proceeds will benefit JANM’s education programs.

Saturday, October 4
In this moving memoir, Masako Kimura Streling details her painful childhood growing up in a poor Okinawan fishing village on the eve of World War II. Feeling that she was destined to make a difference, Streling embarked on a journey that took her across the Pacific Ocean and eventually led to spiritual redemption.

What’s in a name? JANM’s Discover Nikkei project invites you to explore the meanings, origins, and the untold stories behind personal Nikkei names. Share the story behind your own name with our global audience! DEADLINE: October 31, 2014.

Come work at JANM! Check the Job Listings page for current open positions.

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An overview of Japanese American history from early immigration to the present day. Incorporates artifacts, artwork, and media—including rare home movies and a section of the barracks from the Heart Mountain concentration camp

JANM will present a first-of-its-kind exhibition in honor of the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty.

The popular exhibition about Hapa identity, featuring portraits by award-winning filmmaker and artist Kip Fulbeck, travels to the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in Burnaby, BC, Canada.

Remembrance Project - Share your story on the Museum's online initiative about the Japanese American World War II experience. home
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