Warren Furutani To Receive 2013 Sue Kunitomi Embrey Legacy Award at 44th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

PILGRIMAGE: Limited seats still available on bus to the Manzanar Pilgrimage from Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES — On March 25, the Manzanar Committee announced that long-time public servant, community leader, and grass-roots activist Warren Furutani, one of the co-founders of the first organized Manzanar Pilgrimage in 1969, and of the Manzanar Committee, has been chosen... Continue Reading →

Five Who Were Incarcerated At Manzanar Featured in National Park Service’s Civil War to Civil Rights Trading Cards

The following is a press release from the National Park Service. INDEPENDENCE, CA — Trading cards have been popular with kids for generations, from images of sports figures to movie stars. Now, Manzanar National Historic Site is offering free trading cards featuring five people who were incarcerated at Manzanar War Relocation Center between March 1942... Continue Reading →

Revisiting Camp and Community: A Consideration of Its Relevance for the 2012 Day of Remembrance at the Manzanar National Historic Site

Dr. Arthur A. Hansen, Professor Emeritus of History and Asian American Studies, California State University, Fullerton, was the guest lecturer at the Manzanar National Historic Site, February 18-19, 2012, when he discussed Manzanar in a local, Owens Valley-related context, while highlighting universal themes such as fear, friendship, loss, and loyalty. The lectures were held in... Continue Reading →

Dancing With Grace – Gracious And Graceful

Editor’s Note: The following piece by Jenni Kuida, a tribute to former Manzanar Committee member Grace Harada, was originally published in January 2002, in the Rafu Shimpo. She posted a link to her story on Facebook on January 18, commemorating the tenth anniversary of Harada’s passing. We thought it would be a fitting tribute to... Continue Reading →

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