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Satsuki Ina, Ph.D.

Filmmaker & Psychotherapist

Satsuki Ina is a filmmaker and psychotherapist who was born in the Tule Lake Segregation Center during World War II. Dr. Ina is currently a psychotherapist in private practice in Sacramento and Berkeley. She has also produced two documentary films about the Japanese American concentration camp experience which have been broadcast nationally on PBS: Children of the Camps and From a Silk Cocoon. She has just completed a book based on letters, diaries, and poetry written by her parents, who were held in separate prison camps.

Speaker Events

Saturday, July 6

Looking Like the Enemy: A Childhood View [AUDIO]
Satsuki Ina, Ph.D., Filmmaker & Psychotherapist
Miyoko Kodama
Mako Nakagawa, Retired Educator, JACL
Shizue Watanabe


Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Location: Metropolitan A
Topic: Dignity

In My Parents' Words: Voices from Department of Justice Camps [AUDIO]
Art Hansen, Professor Emeritus, History and Asian American Studies, California State University, Fullerton
Satoru Ichikawa
Satsuki Ina, Ph.D., Filmmaker & Psychotherapist
Mako Nakagawa, Retired Educator, JACL


Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Location: Willow B
Topic: Dignity