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Yamano,Jane Aiko

New Year's food

Jane Aiko Yamano September 3, 2003

And I think that the Japanese Americans eat more Japanese food than the Japanese people …

Yokoyama,Wayne Shigeto

Food growing up

Wayne Shigeto Yokoyama November 13, 2003

My parents spoke Japanese to each other. My mother would speak English sentences with Japanese …

Bain,Peggie Nishimura

Learning American cooking

Peggie Nishimura Bain September 15-17, 2004

There was a neighbor by the name of McDonalds, Mrs. McDonald was teaching us how …


Celebrating traditional Japanese New Years with family

Roy Hirabayashi January 26, 2005

I, naturally, because my parents were so much involved in the Japanese culture, because that’s …


Little contact with Asians growing up on the east coast

Vince Ota September 12, 2003

By the time I was about 9 or 10, I would go out every summer …


Japanese Americans brought up to deny their roots

Vince Ota September 12, 2003

I have this kind of underline riff that I believe almost all Japanese Americans are …


Memories of family dinners

Margaret Oda May 31, 2006

My dad had made this huge round table for dinner, you know, that we all …


Symbolic New Year’s foods prepared from scratch

Margaret Oda May 31, 2006

New Year was a special event. Every New Year’s—and I still do that myself. I …


Suffering in World War II (Spanish)

Luis Yamada September 18, 2006

(Spanish) So much suffering, so much bad blood, hunger, everything bad that could be found …


Traditional Japanese events for Japanese Americans (Japanese)

Yumi Matsubara March 1, 2007

(Japanese) To me, Nikkei people are Americans, and I feel like they don’t know much …

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