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Great trip over the past few days with old and new friends for some much needed dirt therapy. Bridgeport, Bodie, Owens River, Manzanar, Alabama Hills and Yosemite. Last 📸 by: @jay_quin
Visiting the former #manzanar internment camp provokes thought. #yes2bishop #satwmammoth18 #travelswithcarole
Back at Manzanar again, This place is one of the most historical and informational places to visit. After my past visits here, there were some new things discovered at this place and it is quite interesting to learn more about their new discoveries! #bishop #summerroadtrip #2018 #instagood #manzanar #museum #
Today I am at #Manzanar National Historic Site, a beautiful setting for one of America’s most tragic moments. I am astonished history is repeating itself. #SATW #SATWMammoth18 #Yes2Bishop #VisitBishop #Independence #LonePine
Japanese Detention Camp.... There were 10 internment camps in the Western United States housing 120,000 Japanese-American Citizens. It wasn't until 1980 that Congress decided the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans a "grave injustice" motivated by "racial prejudice, war hysteria and the failure of political leadership." #manzanar #japaneseinternmentcamp
Noche de viernes #manzanar
#Repost @manzanar.restaurant with @get_repost ・・・ Escabeche de pejerrey, galleta de centeno. #dóndesecomemontevideo #comidistasmvd #manzanar
A few more from this morning’s visit. #manzanar #internmentcamp #owensvalley #california
This is hitting a little too close to home given what’s happening in our country right now. Let’s remember our past and not repeat it. #manzanar #internmentcamp
Bittersweet Pride Captured 5/6/18 12:56 Los Angeles Time #Manzanar #CA #Internment #California #NationalHistoricPlace #banner #flag
The Roster of Deferred Dreams Captured 5/6/18 12:55 to 13:08 Los Angeles Time #Manzanar #CA #Internment #California #NationalHistoricPlace #Manzanarroster
I try to keep politics off of my instagram, but “never again,” is happening now... #manzanar #America #keepfamiliestogether #wearebetterthanthis
In 1983, the Commissionon on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC), a federal commission created by Congress to review what happenes under Executive Order 9066, determined that what happened to the Japanese Americans during World War 2 was "motivated by race prejudice, war hysteria, and a lack of political leadership." Now, almost a century after Executive Order 9066, and three decades after the CWRIC published their report "Personal Justice Denied", similar orders and policies, motived by race prejudice, xenophobia, and a lack of political leadership are once again being used to target and attack ethnic minorities. Construction of "facilities" (the euphemism being used in Executive Order 13841[?]) have been authorized for "the housing and care of alien families", just as "The Secretary of War [was]... authorized to provide for residents ... who are excluded [by Executive Order 9066],... transportation, food, shelter, and other accommodations as may be necessary, in the judgment of the Secretary of War or the said Military Commander, and until other arrangements are made, to accomplish the purpose of this order." (Excerpt from Executive Order 9066). 13841 may have be less wordy, but its message and goal is far too familiar. We have the hindsight of what happened to the Japanese Americans, and yet this order was signed. Ronald Regan signed the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which provided an apology for the unjust actions of the United States government against the Japanese Americans, admitted it was wrong in its actions, and YET this order was signed. It is acknowledged that what happened to the Japanese Americans was unjust and racist, AND YET THIS ORDER WAS SIGNED. I challenge you to read the texts of both Executive Orders, and come to a different conclusion. "Never again" is happening now . . . . #photography #photographs #historical #history #Asian #asianamerican #Japanese #japaneseamericans #eo9066 #ushistory #racism #WW2 #wwii #Manzanar #manzanarnationalhistoricsite #ExecutiveOrder13841 #stopseparatingfamilies #keepfamilestogether #familesbelongtogether #neveragainisnow
“O say does that star spangled banner yet wave” Captured 5/6/18 12:55 Los Angeles Time #Manzanar #CA #Internment #California #NationalHistoricPlace #StarSpangledBanner #flag #names #detainees
Fingerprints of History Captured 5/6/18 12:50 to 12:54 Los Angeles Time #Manzanar #CA #Internment #California #NationalHistoricPlace #register
Color from Home This case holds offerings left at the Manzanar Cemetery Monument. Captured 5/6/18 12:48 Los Angeles Time #Manzanar #CA #Internment #California #NationalHistoricPlace #shrine #teapot #ManzanarCemetery #ManzanarCemeteryMonument
Hoop Dreams, Manzanar. 18” x 18” Last week we were in Bishop, California and had the opportunity to visit Manzanar National Monument. Manzanar was an internment camp for Americans and immigrants with Japanese decent. Families from states along the west coast were removed from their homes and interred in one of ten camps, including Manzanar. These were people who were in America seeking an opportunity to work hard and live a decent life. As we took in the remnants of the barren land on the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevadas, it was hard to understand how something like this could have happened. This basketball standard stands there in a dirt court with the Sierras towering behind it. It seemed to be a symbol of hopes and dreams and joy in the face of something incredibly disheartening. There were guard towers and barbed wire not far from it. I hope that we can treat people who have dreams for a better life than what has been given them with respect and love and dignity. #familiesbelongtogether #manzanar
Manzanar, one of the American concentration camps where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II. #manzanar #easternsierra
I had the honor of interviewing the Songbird of Manzanar, Mary Kageyama Nomura (far right). She grew up in an eclectic Issei household - her mother was passionate about all styles of music and Japanese dance, encouraging Mary to spend money on live music and going to the opera, if she ever had extra money. Mary picked up her love of music and singing by watching her mother give lessons to the children of the Japanese farmers in Los Angeles. This is a family portrait of her mother (center), her father (far left), her brothers and sisters and a close family friend (far right), who would eventually become her stepfather.
This country has a long history of enacting laws that strip individuals of rights and allow the government officials the excuse of “Judy following the law” #Manzanar #internment
This is the tattoo I wear on my forearm. It is the number issued to my family when they were sent to an internment camp for being AMERICAN of Japanese descent. #neveragain #doomedtorepeat #learnfromyourmistakes #manzanar #japaneseamerican
My father incarcerated during WWII. This is his 1st grade picture. All these children behind barbed wire with barracks in the background & government issued pea coats. Yesterday he gave an interview @jamuseum for future generations to know this history. This breaks my heart more than I can possibly express. I have a daughter & I want her to know a just world. Please let us learn from history. (My dad is back row the boy furthest to the left). #familiesbelongtogether #protectchildren #manzanar #learnfromhistory
“We were, and are, people no different from you.” –Sam Ono (picture three) American leaders ignore its history of mass detention on dubious grounds at all our peril. At stake is the definition of America and the lives of all those impacted by our government’s actions. Those lives are not limited to those trapped, for a time, behind guard towers and wire, they are also the lives that lack a neighbor, a teacher, a family member, a friend. We are strongest and healthiest as a nation when our threads, whatever their color and origin, are whole and woven wholly into the larger fabric of America. We are all responsible for America in our own way, and it’s up to us as citizens to demand the highest integrity and best judgement of those who govern as our elected leaders. This series of portraits is the work of @stevencavallo , a New Jersey artist who first visited Manzanar in the 90s. I first encountered his paintings during my visit last fall, and they have been displayed at the Manzanar Visitor Center since 2017. Each portrait includes a quote from its subject. I cropped each picture to focus on the subjects’ faces and stay entirely on the artwork without showing any wall. You can find the full pictures on Steve’s website www.stevecavallo.com/manzanar Captured 5/6/18 12:46 to 12:48 Los Angeles Time #Manzanar #CA #Internment #California #NationalHistoricPlace #portrait #SteveCavallo #StevenCavallo
In reference to the recent reports of families being separated, I'd like to remind ppl of past #detention centers on our soil. You can disagree about laws and politics but #keepfamiliestogether - the trauma inflicted is permanent, and they are already running away from destabilized & often hostile environments. Here are some pictures of my visit to #manzanar #california where #japaneseamerican -s were "incarsarated"during #ww2 . #neverforget #neveragain #history #society #division #borders #conquer & #divide #policies #struggle #news #politics #keepfaith #change
How many poems and stories will be written about this? How will we address this vile breakdown of humanity as part of the language of our modern narrative, alongside Manzanar, and ships filled with refugees sent back to Nazi slaughter, and small African children torn from the arms of their mothers on the auction block while slaveholders consider the promise of their hips. . . Enough. . . #2300children @raicestexas @aclu_nationwide #keepthemsafe #humanrights #childcatcher #nazi #familiesbelongtogether #reunitetheseparated #manzanar #poetry #story #donnamasini #writersofinstagram #poetsofinstagram #enoughisenough #happeningagain #dehumanization #methodical #planned #payattention
The last family photo of Family No. 1217, aka my paternal grandmother's family, the Okazakis. This was taken in 1942 on the day they were "relocated" to Manzanar. Here, my grandmother is only 3 years old, and she is being incarcerated purely because of her ethnicity. Decades later, this action will be stated as being a black mark on US history, and was an action motivated by racism, war hysteria, and a lackof political leadership. Now, almost a century later, similar camps have been constructed to indefinitely detain another ethnic minority due to the color of their skin. "Never again" is happening now. Photo by Russell Lee . . . . #photography #photographs #historical #history #Asian #asianamerican #Japanese #japaneseamericans #eo9066 #ushistory #racism #WW2 #wwii #Manzanar #family #familyphotos #manzanarnationalhistoricsite #losangeles #LA #lahistory #neveragainisnow #russelllee
Because as a Nisei myself, seeing and experiencing Manzanar was incredibly moving. If I had lived in 1942, my family and I would have been interned here. I’m incredibly grateful to enjoy the freedoms I do as a Japanese-American. #manzanar #nisei #japanese #japanesegirl #american #americangirl #japan #america #japaneseamerican #grateful #thankful #lucky #blessed
🇺🇸 MANZANAR🇺🇸 Paying respects to my ancestors who endured racism and fought (in wars) for Freedom & the American dream. May history not repeat itself. #iredrecordings #djkosho #manzanar #daca #dreamers #keepfamiliestogether
“May the injustices and humiliation suffered here as a result of hysteria, racism, and economic exploitation never emerge again.” If you are an American, especially a white American, you must stare your own ugly history in the face. Look at the depths this country has fallen to before in the name of “protection.” Now more than ever, you cannot look away. Does it weigh heavy on your soul? It should. Never again. #manzanar #neveragain #remember #wwii #racism #realhistory #landofthefree #history #travel #california #findyourpark #art
Hello, True Readers! Here’s a little social commentary piece I wrote this morning. Please, love it or hate it, let me know in the comments below! As always, thank you for sticking with me here! . . . #herheartpoetry #heart #she #poetry #poetrycorner #poemoftheday #poets #poetsofinstagram #poetryisnotdead #poetrycommunity #wordgasm #wordsmith #love #writersnetwork #words #spilledthoughts #quote #writer #writtenword #theliteralscript #spilledink #writingcommunity #prose #madewords #heartofpoets #artlixirpoetry #white_stag_poetry #children #manzanar #impeachtrump
History is doomed to repeat itself unless we learn from the mistakes of our past. #eo9066 #eo9066neveragain #neveragain #manzanar
If you stand by and let history continue to repeat itself then you are at fault for the devastation currently and to come. Today is #worldrefugeeday and it is pertinent that we protect those seeking #asylum coming across our borders, provide a safe place for those who have been persecuted against , and ultimate provide hope that they do not need to live in cycles of violence, trauma, misery, and suffering. Now, countless researchers, therapists, psychiatrists, pediatricians, and medical professionals have come out and said...... STOP THIS. Stop separating children from their families. Stop holding children the #equivalent of hostage to convince families to say they broke the law when they didn't in order to get their children back. Stop using religious scripture as justification for committing atrocities. Do you remember wounded knee? Do you remember #standingrock ? Do you remember #manzanar ? This won't be a final solution or any solution..... it will tear down and divide the meaning of that statue that sits in NYC harbour. For the sake of the children, keeping families together, preventing more pain, and trauma .... call your elected officials to stop this, contact them or their staff on social media, sign petitions supporting justice against these inhumane acts (see link in bio), spread the word on social, write letters, go protest...... do something just don't stand idle. We can't be idle now. Children are at risk. Thank you. ~CTW . . . #coffeetalkwellness
American Concentration Camp: Manzanar. . . . . This feels like an appropriate week to share the next place I visited on my explorations, the Japanese internment camp site at Manzanar. It is a deeply powerful museum, a crucial memorial, & a devastating reminder of moral folly, unfounded fear, & systematic government cruelty. Sound familiar? . . . . #manzanar #concentrationcamp #historyrepeatsitself #unlesswelearn #resist #aclu #humanrights #roadwarrior #newadventures #gsrider #advrider #advlife #bmw #bmwmotorrad #motorcycles #deepbreath #newoldschool #twisties #getoutandride #nofilter #dowhatyoulove #actorlife #grateful #solomoto #optoutside #motocamping #uniongarage #reasonstolovecalifornia #sexybeast #bowieridesagain
view from the back! a symmetrical pattern made from a drawing of a guayule plant in bloom. it’s truly amazing how little of this shows through the other side of the paper! #art #artist #denverart #denverartist #contemporaryart #artgymdenver #printmaking #lithography #photoplatelithography #photolithography #lasercut #glowforge #wip #blackandwhite #photography #anseladams #guayule #manzanar #wwii #japaneseamerican #internment #agriculture #frontera #halftone #textile #pattern #green
#fucktrump and his internment camps of children https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/06/how-you-can-fight-family-separation-at-the-border.html #yurikochiyama #chiefcrazyhorse #emilianozapata #letourchilderngo #StopSeparation #FamiliesBelongTogether #Freedom4OurChildren #EndFamilySeparation #manzanar ALL MASS CRIMES in history start with a justification, a necessity rationalization, a sick form of nationalism and racism. I will not stand by while children are traumatized and families are separated in my name. For far too long, our country has justified the systematic incarceration of our black, brown, and poor white children and juveniles. Our children do not belong in cages. Children belong in our families, in our communities, and in healthy, safe environments where they can thrive.
#YesterdayOnceMore “At least during the internment, when I was just 5 years old, I was not taken from my parents. My family was sent to a racetrack for several weeks to live in a horse stall, but at least we had each other. At least during the internment, my parents were able to place themselves between the horror of what we were facing and my own childish understanding of our circumstances. They told us we were “going on a vacation to live with the horsies.” And when we got to Rohwer camp, they again put themselves between us and the horror, so that we would never fully appreciate the grim reality of the mosquito-infested swamp into which we had been thrown. At least during the internment, we remained a family, and I credit that alone for keeping the scars of our unjust imprisonment from deepening on my soul. I cannot for a moment imagine what my childhood would have been like had I been thrown into a camp without my parents. That this is happening today fills me with both rage and grief: rage toward a failed political leadership who appear to have lost even their most basic humanity, and a profound grief for the families affected.” -George Takei #NeverForget #freedomfailed #shame #evil #manzanar #japaneseinternment #internmentcamps #california #nationaldisgrace #concentrationcamp #JapaneseAmericans #SadChapter #americanhistory #haveyounoshame #inhumane
Is this what the "Pledge of Allegiance" is about? Is this the behavior of a purported "Christian Nation"? Is this why our grandparents died on the beach at Normandy? So racist psychopaths could set up prison camps for thousands of children ripped from their parents' arms, here in Murica? I know this country loves guns more than children or Sandy Hook would've elicited more than a yawn, but how far are we gonna watch the insanity go? Denial of asylum is against US & international law. These people are fleeing conditions created by decades of US foreign policy. If any of our Official Enemies ™ was doing this the press would be going apeshit calling for an invasion. You think you're safe? How about your neighbor... Your employees... Think of all the people you interact with daily... When will the crosshairs land on them? Or you for associating with them? If we the public don't organize against this we'll watch as Muslims are rounded up. Then journalists are locked up under the Espionage Act. Then citizenship is stripped from people born here & they're deported. Anyone in the country can be DETAINED INDEFINITELY by the military without trial under the National Defense Authorization Act. That means YOU & your people when someone in power decides you're an obstacle. Or that people like you are a problem. Find out where the (likely for-profit) detention center nearest you is. TALK TO PEOPLE, organize and show up in protest. It's all that's left. What if they were your kids? Think they couldn't be? Whole world's watching... #asylum #crimes #torture #childabuse #refugees #foreignpolicy #racism #humanrights #whitesupremacy #fascism #privateprisons #yourtaxdollarsatwork #dueprocess #prisoncamps #manzanar #solidarity #compassion #love #courage #imagine #humanity #children #familyvalues #hypocrisy #woodyguthrie
Let us not forget the inhumane harm that has come from separating humans in our past! Has it been SO long that we forget? Was that section in our history books that minimal or obsolete? We are one HUMAN race! To separate children from their families??? How can we sit with our lips sealed and allow for such injustice? Be the helpers! What if this was your family? This photo is of mine. My grandmother, her siblings and parents leaving all that they knew, tagged, and shipped from Washington to Manzanar. I will never forget! #WhereAreTheChildren #USA #human #borders #kindness #chooselove #onerace #goforbroke #manzanar #internees #japaneseamerican #hafu
17Jun2018 (Part 2): On the way home from South Lake Tahoe, we stopped at #manzanar relocation camp just off of #highway #395 There is a self-led 3-mile car loop that takes to on the side of the camp closest to the mountains and the location of the #cemetery 6 people people still remain interred at that camp. The dozens of #papercranes added to the expierence, as did the #coins left on the #memorial out of #respect 🙏 by previous visitors.
17Jun2018 (Part 1): On the way home from South Lake Tahoe, we stopped at #manzanar relocation camp just off of #highway #395 Pic 1: Sign at the entrance Pic 2: Guard Posts on the entry road Pic 3: The bronze plaque by the visitor's center Pic 4: My kiddos Pic 5: A 3-D map of the camp. Pic 6: Flags representing the 10 camps Pic 7: a list of most (if not all) of the people who stayed at the camp Pic 8: A basketball court they may have played on It was an eye-opening experience.... One thing that stuck was that there were 10 of these camps across the US and you were not guaranteed to go to the one "closest" to your home
It's sad that my country has stooped so low. That morals in this country have eroded so far. We've been here before. We're supposed to learn from our mistakes. I shouldn't have to post this to remind people. It was wrong then and it is wrong now. #NeverForget • • • • • #manzanar #manzanarnationalhistoricsite #concentrationcamp #japaneseinternment
Just a reminder to the universe... "May the injustices and humiliation suffered here as a result of hysteria, racism, and economic exploitation never happen again." #manzanar #neveragain #keepfamiliestogether
T: Japanese Internment Camp, California, WWII. M: Buchenwald Concentration Camp, WWII. B: Immigrant Detention Center, Nogales, AZ., June 2018. Call them what you will they are all wrong. #internmentcamp #concentrationcamp #detentioncenter #manzanar #buchenwald #donaldtrump #adolfhitler #pureevil #justwrong #inhumane
“March 30, 1942: Mrs. Shigeho Kitamoto had no time for tears when she was evacuated along with other Japanese from Bainbridge Island, Washington State. She was too busy looking after her four children. Corporal George Bushy, a member of the military guard that supervised the departure of 237 Japanese for California, gave her a hand with the youngest.” Photo by the Associated Press. The family seen here includes Shigeko Kitamoto, 37, Yuriko, 9, Hideko, 7, Frank, 4, and Jane, 2. Not pictured is Mrs. Kitamoto’s husband, Yoshito, age 43, who was being questioned by the FBI. Residents of Bainbridge Island, Washington, they were sent to live at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California for a year, and then to the Minidoka War Relocation Center, a Japanese American interment camp in the desert adjacent to the Snake River in southern Idaho, from 26 February 1943 until 16 July 1945. The family eventually returned to Bainbridge Island. Jane, the youngest, earned a nursing degree from the University of Washington and died in 2002. #kitamoto #family #children #bainbridgeisland #washingtonstate #japaneseamerican #relocation #injustice #itmfa #whatthefuck #manzanar #minidoka #racism #california @uofwa #idaho #snakeriver #desert #americagetyourshittogether #fucktrump #ourleadershipisimmoral #photography @apnews
#reformsNOTraids A mi me trajeron a este país a los 3 años de edad 💔 #human 💔 I just can’t.. I was only 3 when I was brought to this country. 💔 Those children have no choice, but you do #America 💔 @humanrightscampaign @humanrightswatch ・・・ #Repost El llanto y temor de niños #inmigrantes que se encuentran separados de sus padres en un centro de detención. La desgarradora grabación publicada por @propublica / The desperate sobbing of children separated from their parents by #immigration authorities at the border. #keepfamiliestogether #amerikkka #educationNOTdeportation #Manzanar #internmentCamp https://www.nps.gov/manz/index.htm
Looking through some of the things we brought back from Manzanar, one of the Japanese Internment Camps that is now a state park. So frustrated and sad that we don't learn from our past. #manzanar #actualfactualhistory #historyrepeats
Children detained at Manzanar Internment Camp in a picture taken by photographer and fellow Manzanar detainee Toyo Miyatake, found via NPR. #familiesbelongtogether #toyomiyatake #manzanar
Reposting these photos from @manzanarnps today. All that is necessary for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing #manzanar #internmentcamp #concentrationcamp #detentioncenter #ice #familiesbelongtogether #stopseparatingfamilies #resist please support @raicestexas @theyoungcenter
The top - from the Washington Post TODAY. * * The bottom picture - Manzanar. During WWII...In the middle of a f’ing desert. * So this is what MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN looks like?! If you don’t think that something like the Japanese camps can’t happen again, you are not paying attention. Maybe it is just because I just got back from seeing where my grandparents and aunties were imprisoned, and where my mother was born, that the thought of CHILDREN IN TENTS IN THE DESERT hit such a nerve - If you are a parent, how can you NOT think of YOUR child being taken from you? If you look away from this cruelty, may you be at peace with that decision when you look at your own children. Call your senators. Make a donation to ACLU. HELP these babies... #keepfamiliestogether #dowhatsright #aclu #manzanar
I’ve always been interested in WW2 history. Glad I finally got to check this place out. #manzanar #ww2
Manzanar. We visited this difficult site in October, not realizing then how relevant it would be. This photo is of what remains of the cemetery. #manzanar #historyrepeatsitself #disgrace #travel #femaletravelbloggers
Repost from @bobbyhundreds "Laura Bush on the immigration policy of family separation. // If you scroll through my Archived Stories, click on #MANZANAR if you are unfamiliar with the dark and very recent chapter of "camps" in American history. I know I talk about Japanese-American internment all the time, but this is why. Since it's rarely taught in our schools, people don't know how atrocities like this begin and how far they can go." @secnielsen is Defending these #HumanRightsViolation what a #nazi You #FecklessCunt #ThisIsAmerica #ameriKKKa
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