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Silvia Lumy Akioka

In Company with the Happy Old Age

Silvia Lumy Akioka

I went to visit a very dear aunt who lives on the coast of Sao Paulo. I am proud of her, for even in her eighties she drives her car, cooks, and she has been living alone since her husband passed away. Oh, of course, she likes to take walks, …

Nikkei Chronicles #5—Nikkei-go: The Language of Family, Community, and Culture

Os ensinamentos da dona Terezinha

Silvia Lumy Akioka

Minha mãe chamava-se Terezinha. Ela nos deixou dessa vida terrena aos 59 anos e considero que viveu muito pouco. Dizem que as pessoas boas vivem pouco porque precisaram de menos tempo para evoluir espiritualmente. Eu acredito nisso, minha mãe era uma ótima pessoa.

10th Undokai of Kyushu Block

community history

This is the Undokai that brings together the kenjinkais of  Saga, Okinawa, Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Oita, Kagoshima, Miyazaki and Kumamoto prefectures!

Nikkei Chronicles #1—ITADAKIMASU! A Taste of Nikkei Culture

My gastronomic habits in Brazil

Silvia Lumy Akioka

In my childhood, I thought that all Brazilian families had a rice cooker at home. Not only that, I imagined that it was usual for Brazilians to eat misoshiru in the cold weather and eat tamago-gohan when there was not a side dish. Do you know what tamago-gohan is? The …

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Silvia is a Brazilian Nikkei who has been a Nima-kai member since 2009. She started sharing her experiences as an exchange student in Japan on Discover Nikkei in May 2009.

Nikkei interests

  • community history
  • family stories
  • festival/matsuri
  • Japanese/Nikkei food
  • Japantowns

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