Tag Archives: WW II Confinement Sites

AMERICAN SUTRA: A Story of Faith and Freedom in the Second World War

I had been seeing posts about the book American Sutra online, and was able to make it to hear the author, Duncan Ryūken Williams, speak. There was a good size audience, which he wryly acknowledged, saying the book had taken … Continue reading

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Resistance at Tule Lake

The WWII incarceration of 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans is not a universally known chapter of our country’s history. Perhaps still not even well known. And even to many of those who have some knowledge of it, the storyline runs … Continue reading

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2017 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage

Somehow the Heart Mountain Pilgrimage showed up on my radar this year, and then I had enough vacation time to make a long weekend of it and go! In an ideal world it would have been cool to take more … Continue reading

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IONTW – July 2, 2017

I’m currently listening to Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle – I know I’ve read her fiction and enjoyed it in the past, although I don’t particularly recall any story details – so the name caught my eye when browsing the … Continue reading

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IONTW – May 7, 2017

Matsuri Japanese Arts Festival in Santa Rosa TODAY 11 am – 5 pm. The film of George Takei’s Allegiance will be showing in Sebastopol May 9. All I needed to know:  or at least 7 Things I Learned When I … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 23, 2017

Art is part of the world it is made in – reflection, reaction, documenting or commenting – and receives meaning from both the maker and the viewer, and there’s often more than two sides to the story. Finding art in … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 2, 2017

Amazing fun with cut paper! Here’s a local one. And a couple for the plate o’ shrimp file – pencils and death. The pencils are at CW Pencil Enterprise, which Helen Hiebert mentioned in her blog/newsletter and Alisa Golden had … Continue reading

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