The Nikkei Women series introduces you to Shizuye Takashima, artist and author of A Child in Prison Camp.
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Host: Julie Tamiko Manning
Sound editing: Matthew Armstrong
A Child in Prison Camp as well as the Gendai gallery exhibition catalogue, Learning to See: Shizuye Takashima in Retrospect are available in the Nikkei National Museum shop. Visit us in person or place an order online.
This Nikkei Women series was adapted from the Taiken History Mystery card game, an interactive educational card game about surviving the Japanese Canadian internment. Ready-to-play printed sets are available through our museum shop. Or, you can download the files and print your own set.
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