Grandfather migrating to Colombia

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They came to Corinto, Cauca, or I guess El Jagual, which was the community that they built when they got assigned some terrains that they had bought, or negotiated previously. And they were given, like raw land that was jungle-ish, overgrown, so they had to clear it out and everything before they could farm.

They originally tried rice, but that didn't work out for them. So they were doing I think beans, and some azuki, and some other variety of beans, and other things.

Date: September 22, 2019
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Yoko Nishimura
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

agriculture colombia farming migration

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