Tag: 80th Commemoration of the forced removal of Japanese Americans under Executive Order 9066

Japanese-American Exclusion Commemoration is a Reminder of What can Happen on our Idyllic Island

Japanese-American Exclusion Commemoration is a Reminder of What can Happen on our Idyllic Island

“Let it Not Happen Again.” That was the resounding theme uttered by speaker after speaker today (March 30th) at a solemn ceremony commemorating the 80th anniversary of the forceful removal of 276 Japanese-Americans from Bainbridge Island on this same date …

Remembering the Past – 80th Commemoration of the forced removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island

Remembering the Past – 80th Commemoration of the forced removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island

On a rainy day in late February, I met with Clarence Moriwaki, Bainbridge Island City councilman and past president of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community (BIJAC) and the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association (BIJAEM), at …

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