Idaho Japanese Association held our annual picnic on Sunday, June 2nd, at Tully Park in Meridian, Idaho. It was a beautiful, sunny day. Japanese and Idahoans who love Japan visited each other as we enjoyed our potluck food. Besides the potluck, there were homemade melon bread, Mitarashi dango and matcha cookies for sale, along with […]
Schedule: Reception and Dinner – 4:30-6pm $25 Single Seats $200 Sponsor Tables Free Film Showing- 6:30-8:30 Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice portrays the life and times of civil rights activist Minoru (Min) Yasui, born of Japanese immigrant parents in Hood River, Oregon in 1916. During World War II, he initiated […]
Feb 18th Monday, 2019 — The Day of Remembrance (DOR) was created as an annual observance of Executive Order 9066, signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942, forcing all persons of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast to leave their homes for confinement in inland detention camps. During the period from 1942 to […]
IJA Annual Summer Picnic IJA Summer picnic was held in Tully park this year. We had a great time visiting our members working with Idaho kids club.
Idaho Japanese Association’s Annual New Year’s Party was January 5th. Everyone enjoyed traditional Japanese omochi making.