Save the date for the virtual Minidoka Pilgrimage:
"See Our Strength"
June 26, 2021
Please join See Our Strength, the 18th annual Minidoka Pilgrimage, held virtually on Saturday, June 26, 2021.
This free virtual program will honor and celebrate the resilience of Minidoka incarcerees and bring awareness to the activism and unique experiences of Nikkei in the United States.
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Time: 1:00–4:30 p.m. PDT / 4:00–7:30 p.m. EDT
Learn about three Minidoka incarcerees and how their resilience has carried them through today’s challenges.
Nisei Radicals and a Legacy of Activism.
Hear from Mitsuye Yamada about her experiences at Minidoka and resettling after the war, which fueled her life-long activism to dismantle systems of injustice. The legacies of Mitsuye and her brother Michael Yasutake are recounted in Nisei Radicals, the latest book by University of California Santa Barbara professor Diane Fujino.
Commercialization and Monetization of Camp Artifacts.
Find out how Bif Brigman, Nancy Ukai, and other community members halted the recent eBay and Rago auctions of incarceration camp artifacts and how you can help preserve such pieces of history.
How to join:
This program will be livestreamed on the Minidoka Pilgrimage YouTube channel. Please follow and subscribe to our channel to be notified when the event begins.