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Anna Tamura

Landscape Architect, National Park Service, Pacific West Region - Seattle

Anna Tamura has been a landscape architect for the National Park Service, Pacific West Region–Seattle, working on several National Park Service planning and design projects and studies related to the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. These include projects at Minidoka National Historic Site, Manzanar National Historic Site, Tule Lake Unit, Bainbridge Island Japanese American Memorial, Honouliuli Gulch in Hawai`i, and the Japanese American Confinement Sites grant program. Tamura’s family members were incarcerated during World War II at Minidoka and Tule Lake. She holds a master’s of Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington and a BA in Anthropology from Bard College.

Speaker Events

Friday, July 5

Planning for the Future of Tule Lake
Mike Reynolds, Superintendent, Tule Lake Unit, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument & Lava Beds National Monument, National Park Service
Anna Tamura, Landscape Architect, National Park Service, Pacific West Region - Seattle


Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Willow B
Topic: General Activity

Japanese American Confinement Sites Q&A: A Town Hall Presentation [AUDIO]
Roger Daniels, Charles Phelps Taft Professor Emeritus of History, University of Cincinnati
Tetsuden (Tetsu) Kashima, Professor, University of Washington
Anna Tamura, Landscape Architect, National Park Service, Pacific West Region - Seattle


Time: 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan A
Topic: Basic Introduction