Manzanar Committee Stands with Indigenous Leaders and Other Concerned Inyo Country Residents to Oppose Open-Pit Mine

LOS ANGELES — On March 29, the Manzanar Committee announced that it has joined leaders from the Paiute, the Shoshone, the Timbisha Shoshone, and the Friends of the Inyo in opposing exploratory drilling and the proposed construction of an open-pit, cyanide heap leach mine at Conglomerate Mesa in Inyo County. The Manzanar Committee’s mission leads... Continue Reading →

The 2020-21 Katari Program “Was My Next Significant Step in Learning About the Japanese American Experience and My Own Identity”

Editor’s Note: The 2020-21 Katari program, which is usually held in early November at the Manzanar National Historic Site, had to be moved to an online format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the loss of the extremely important placed-based learning component of the program, by all accounts, it seems that we were able to... Continue Reading →

Manzanar Committee Announces 6th Annual Sue Kunitomi Embrey Student Awards Program

LOS ANGELES — On February 15, the Manzanar Committee announced their Sixth Annual Sue Kunitomi Embrey Student Awards Program, a creative works program in which K-12 students may submit essays, short stories, poetry, works of art, including drawings, collages, posters, and works involving technology, including animation, podcasts, movies, or videos. The program, which was previously... Continue Reading →

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