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Teaching the Japanese American Experience in Oregon Using Primary Sources

Oregon Historical Society 1200 SW Park Ave, Portland, Oregon, United States

Presented by OHS and Japanese American Museum of Oregon staffFree and open to the publicFriday, May 24, 202410:30AM – 3:30PM Join the Oregon Historical Society and the Japanese American Museum of Oregon (JAMO) to learn about primary sources and curriculum available to educators to teach about the experiences of Japanese Americans in Oregon, before, during,… Read More »Teaching the Japanese American Experience in Oregon Using Primary Sources

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We Are Not Strangers Book Talk with Josh Tuininga and Ellen Eisenberg

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education 724 NW Davis Street, Portland, Oregon, United States

Presented by the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education and the Japanese American Museum of Oregon. We Are Not Strangers Book TalkSunday, May 26, 2-3pmOregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education724 NW Davis Street, PortlandEntry included with museum admission We Are Not Strangers is a historical fiction graphic novel written and illustrated by… Read More »We Are Not Strangers Book Talk with Josh Tuininga and Ellen Eisenberg

Hāmākua Hero: A True Plantation Story with Dr. Patsy Iwasaki

Author and researcher Patsy Iwasaki will give a presentation on her graphic novel Hāmākua Hero: A True Plantation Story, which tells the story of Katsu Goto, an early Japanese immigrant in Hawai’i who was martyred in his pursuit of sugarcane workers’ rights.  Virtual Talk with Dr. Patsy IwasakiWednesday, May 295:30-6:30pmon Zoom About the Book In… Read More »Hāmākua Hero: A True Plantation Story with Dr. Patsy Iwasaki

Expo Center Performance and Memorial Event

Portland Expo Center 2060 North Marine Dr., Hall A, Oregon, United States

Part of the 2024 Vanport Mosaic Festival A day of pop-up exhibits, tours, performances, talks, and activities on the Indigenous land where Vanport once stood and Japanese Americans were unjustly incarcerated. Plus the first presentation of the Portland Assembly Center Project, a work in progress by Chisao Hata and Heath Hyun. More details coming soon!

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First Free Sunday, Sponsored in Honor of George Azumano

Japanese American Museum of Oregon 411 NW Flanders Street (Entrance on NW 4th Ave), Portland, OR

Join the Japanese American Museum of Oregon for this Free First Sunday, generously sponsored in honor of First Free Sunday, Sponsored in Honor of George Azumano! Come to JAMO on June 2 for free admission all day plus activities related to Immigrant Heritage Month. We'll have a special collection of youth books related to the… Read More »First Free Sunday, Sponsored in Honor of George Azumano

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Teacher’s Workshop at Tule Lake

Join the Japanese American Museum of Oregon for a 6-day teacher workshop in Portland and at the Tule Lake Monument. This in-depth learning experience includes travel from Portland to the Tule Lake area outside of Klamath Falls, Oregon. Participants will gain knowledge of Japanese American history in Oregon, a variety of resources for teaching Japanese… Read More »Teacher’s Workshop at Tule Lake