The Associated Press Staff CODY, Wyo. (AP) — The Heart Mountain Interpretive Center in Park County has been recognized with an award from the American Association of Museums.
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience received a $170,833 grant for its “Honoring a Legacy, Forging a Future: Preserving the Stories and Collections of World War II Veterans and Internees” project, from the Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program. The national 4-year-old grant program, established to protect U.S. confinement sites where Japanese […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Frank Abe’s documentary film “Conscience and the Constitution” begins with two old men discussing the past. They look out over a landscape they seem to know, and swap stories of old. We quickly learn that the two men are Frank Emi and Mits Koshiyama, two leaders of the draft […]
Working within the emotionally associative forms of poetry and memoir, award-winning poet David Mura has already created a body of work that tackles head-on complex issues such as sexual desire and addiction, race relations and the unspoken consequences of U.S. WWII internment camps on later generations of Japanese Americans.