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26
Aug

What’s next for the Portland Expo Center?

By JAMO Category:Blog Post

Your voice is needed to make sure the Expo Center remains accessible to the Japanese American community as a place of memorial and remembrance. Please take 3-5 minutes to complete

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22
Aug

Lava Ridge Wind Farm encroaches on Minidoka Historical site

By JAMO Category:Blog Post

Update, August 2022: Act now to project the Minidoka National Historic site! The National Trust for Historic Preservation and Friends of Minidoka are asking people to contact the Bureau of

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10
Aug

A look back at the history of Obon in Portland, Oregon

By JAMO Category:Blog Post, From the Archives

Obon is a Japanese and Japanese American Buddhist summertime festival for celebrating one’s ancestors with Bon Odori (dances), lanterns, and food offerings at temples or Butsudan (home altars). This tradition

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24
Jun

In the Library: Paintings by Shiuko Sakai

By JAMO Category:Exhibits, From the Archives, Uncategorized

Shiuko Sakai was a beloved elder in the Japanese American community, a world traveler, a decorated civilian administrator for the US army, and a painter. Once Shiuko moved back to

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1
Apr

JAMO Joins Central PDX Cultural Partners

By JAMO Category:Blog Post

Within easy access of downtown, Portland has a rich array of intimate cultural and historical institutions. The Central PDX Cultural Partners invite you to explore the Architectural Heritage Center, Japanese

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19
Feb

In the library: Day of Remembrance

By JAMO Category:Blog Post, Exhibits, From the Archives

Day of Remembrance Mini Exhibit February 19 is the Japanese American Day of Remembrance, a time to reflect on the impact of the incarceration of Japanese Americans in the United

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