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June 2, 2015
JANM ANNOUNCES TWO NEW EXHIBITIONS TO OPEN IN JULY

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will open two new exhibitions in July—one showcasing the photographs of a Japanese American World War II veteran and the other an exploration of Okinawan and Hawaiian identity through paintings and photographs. Both will be included with general admission to the museum and will be on view through September 6, 2015.
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The Secret History of Okinawan Tattoos
August 27, 2015 When Okinawa was under the rule of the Ryukyu monarchy ...
Shiisaa: Okinawa’s Lion/Dog Guardian
July 7, 2015   The shiisaa (sometimes spelled shisa) is a traditional decorative icon ...
New Exhibition Touches on Okinawan History
July 1, 2015   On July 11, JANM will open a new exhibition, Sugar ...

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