Now Is the time to build the long awaited memorial to remember the 2000 men whose lives were unjustly interrupted.
The names of Japanese, German, and Italian aliens, and Japanese taken from Latin America , and others will be engraved on a granite Honor Wall.
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The Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition (TCDSC) biographies were written by the board, community and family members. We have gained a greater insight to their personal experiences. Sigrid Toye said, “I am now finally able to share my feelings with the universe.”
The mission of the TCDSC is to tell the stories of the Japanese, German, and Italian immigrants and others taken from Latin America. We will continue to search for such stores so please contact us so it is preserved for future generations and researchers.
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Introducing how to navigate the National Archives by Professor Russell Endo, descendent of Heigoro Endo. The presentation was made at the 2020 Japanese American Confinement Sites Consortium.
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Book to Action Interviews with the Goleta & Santa Ynez Valley Libraries Posted Jun 29, 2021
We thank the Goleta and San Ynez Library for the opportunity to discuss Tuna Canyon. Dr. Russell Endo presents Tuna Canyon with connections to the