2019 Katari Project: Learning About Manzanar’s Orphanage Hit One Student “Really Hard”

Many people are unaware that even orphans were among the more than 120,000 Japanese/Japanese Americans who were unjustly incarcerated in American concentration camps, and other confinement sites, during World War II. Indeed, 101 orphans were rounded up and incarcerated, all of them at Manzanar’s Children’s Village. For one of the students who participated in the... Continue Reading →

Katari Project Was “An Eye-Opening Experience”

During the weekend of November 2-3, 2019, 14 college students went on a journey that they will likely never forget, as part of our youth education and engagement project, Katari: Keeping Japanese American Stories Alive, a two-day, intensive, experiential, place-based learning opportunity at the Manzanar National Historic Site. Over the next couple of weeks, each... Continue Reading →

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