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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 Rooting and Re-storying

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

Part of the 9th Annual Vanport Mosaic Festival AN AFTERNOON FOR ROOTING & RE-STORYING SATURDAY June 1, 12-4pmFree and open to the public At Delta Park/Assembly Center Portland Expo Center, Hall A, 2060 N Marine Dr., Portland, OR Pop-up exhibits, tours, performances, singing, a community altar on the Indigenous land where Vanport once stood and… Read More »Expo Center Rooting and Re-storying

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The Portland Assembly Center Project

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

Part of the 9th Annual Vanport Mosaic Festival Takes place during the Expo Center Rooting and Re-storying Event The Portland Assembly Center Project Conceived by Chisao Hatadeveloped with Heath Hyun Houghton CASTJoni KimotoViola DeVigalCharlotte BridgemanCelia Ferrer The Portland Assembly Center Project explores the lives of Japanese Americans who were subjected to the consequences of Executive… Read More »The Portland Assembly Center Project

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Free First 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 George Azumano! June is Immigrant Heritage Month in the United States. It was established in June 2014 to honor the accomplishments and role of immigrants in shaping the history and culture of the United States.  The Japanese American… Read More »Free First Sunday, Sponsored in Honor of George Azumano

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MOVE ON—Creative Movement Class

Epworth United Methodist Church 1333 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR

MOVE ON is a movement class held twice a month designed for physical and emotional health. The class is held before Ikoi No Kai lunch at Epworth Church and is led by Chisao Hata. 1st and 3rd Thursday, 10:45am-11:30amPlease check the calendar at JAMO.org/events to confirm dates. Epworth United Methodist Church1333 SE 28th Ave, Portland,… Read More »MOVE ON—Creative Movement Class

Gathering the Circle and InterACT! Community Gathering

220 PDX 220 NW 2nd Ave, Portland, Oregon, United States

Throughout the first half of 2024, the Japanese American Museum of Oregon has hosted a series of workshops and gathering centered around culture and identity. On June 9, we will gather together to reflect and celebrate what we have learned through Gathering the Circle and InterACT! Expressive Art Workshops. Bring a friend * share a… Read More »Gathering the Circle and InterACT! Community Gathering

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Shin Issei Women with Tritia Toyota

220 PDX 220 NW 2nd Ave, Portland, Oregon, United States

Join Tritia Toyota for a presentation of her new book Intimate Strangers: Shin Issei Women and Contemporary Japanese American Community 1980 - 2020. Book signing to follow - books will be available for purchase at the event.  Tricia Toyota Intimate Strangers Book TalkSaturday, June 15, 1pm220 PDX220 NW 2nd Ave, PortlandFREE At the end of… Read More »Shin Issei Women with Tritia Toyota

MOVE ON—Creative Movement Class

Epworth United Methodist Church 1333 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR

MOVE ON is a movement class held twice a month designed for physical and emotional health. The class is held before Ikoi No Kai lunch at Epworth Church and is led by Chisao Hata.   1st and 3rd Thursday, 10:45am-11:30am Please check the calendar at JAMO.org/events to confirm dates. Epworth United Methodist Church 1333 SE… Read More »MOVE ON—Creative Movement Class

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

Free First Sunday, Sponsored In Memory of George & Keiko Nakata

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 George & Keiko Nakata. Admission is free all day, 11am-4pm, and includes access to JAMO’s current exhibition, Because of Bill: William Sumio Naito’s Legacy in Portland. In addition, we will be launching the second History Detective activity. The… Read More »Free First Sunday, Sponsored In Memory of George & Keiko Nakata

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