Tag Archives: Japanese-Americans

Meet Japanese Grandmother of Tibetan Orphanage in India

Tawang, India. I first met Kazuko Hillyer Tatsumura, OMD, at a Christie’s benefit for Tibet House at Rockefeller Center in 2010. We began to chat about Japan, where I had once studied, as well as Tibet and the many Tibetans living along the Chinese border in India. What captured my attention was that she had […]

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Roosevelt Island Prepares for Third Annual Cherry Blossom Festival

New York, N.Y.  Warm weather is upon us at last, and with it comes the Third Annual Roosevelt Island Cherry Blossom Festival. Located under the 59th Street Bridge, across from the United Nations, Roosevelt Island has 600 incredible cherry trees. With the opening of FDR Four Freedom Park, a $50 million improvement to the island […]

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Jim Luce (ジムルース) on Japan & Japanese-Americans

Jim Luce declared East Asian Studies – Japan (Literature) his major during his freshman fall quarter at The College of Wooster.  He went on to spend three semesters in Tokyo and Morioka, and then returned to Tokyo upon his graduation to look for a job.  Unsuccessful, her moved to New York and accepted a position […]

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Asian-Pacific American Culture Celebrated at Macy’s in Flushing NYC

Queens, N.Y.  Macy’s continues its local leadership by celebrating Asian-Pacific American Month at is flagship store in Flushing, New York City – where 60% of the local population is Asian-American.  At this event, held on the sales floor with folding chairs to hold the overflow Asian-American crowd assembled, I quickly learned that 90% of Asian-Americans […]

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