All individuals featured in this article have been approached for permission to be named. My name is Jim McFarlane. My sister Coral and I come from a Japanese mother and an Australian father who met in Hiroshima during our father’s service in the occupation forces in 1952. Setsuko Nak
Friday essay: Japanese Australian veterans and the legacy of anti-Asian racism by Timothy Kazuo Steains and Shannon Whiley https://theconversation.com/friday-essay-japanese-australian-veterans-and-the-legacy-of-anti-asian-racism-136257
Asian Australian Identities Conference (AAI7) Members of Nikkei Australia – Timothy Kazuo Steains, Mayu Kanamori, and Christine Piper – presented Nikkei Australia’s initiatives and relationships to identity politics at the AAI7 conference in Melbourne. This is a biennial conference or
The Sydney launch of Cowra Voices and the Cowra Japanese War Cemetery Online Database was held on September 4, 2019 at the Japan Foundation, Sydney, and was hosted by the Australia-Japan Society NSW and Japan Foundation Sydney.
Cowra Voices, an audio-visual storytelling app about Cowra’s unique history of civic peace and reconciliation, was launched on 3 August 2019 at the Cowra Civic Centre as part of the 75th Anniversary of Cowra Breakout series of events. This app, created by members of Nikkei Austr
60th Convention of Nikkei & Japanese Abroad, the 20th Pan American Nikkei Convention and Events for the International Day of Nikkei (Yokohama) by Katsuyuki Tanaka, President, Association of Nikkei & Japanese Abroad / Kaigai Nikkeijin Kyokai Dear friends, I hope everything is
Cowra Japanese War Cemetery Database is now online. The Cowra Japanese War Cemetery Database project was funded by the Embassy of Japan in Canberra for three years between April 2016 and March 2019 and completed by Nikkei Australia members. The database provides individual information
Nikkei Australia has received ongoing funding from the Australia-Japan Foundation (Department of Foreign Affairs) as well as new funding from Cowra Council and the Cowra Breakout Association to complete the Cowra Voices storytelling app. The project was initially funded in the 2017-20