2/18/2018

Day of Remembrance Panel Discussion at Yakima Valley Museum

Location: Yakima

2105 Tieton Drive

1-3pm - Commemorate the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which put over 110,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans into incarceration camps during WWII and devastated the Japanese community in Yakima. 

Join us for a Panel Discussion at 1pm followed by audience participation and questions.
Featuring Patti Hirahara whose Yakima family story has been instrumental in telling the Yakima story across the U.S., Tammy Ayer, Features / Reader Engagement editor of the Yakima Herald Republic, and Ellen Allmendinger, a Yakima historic tour guide. The discussion will be moderated by Enrique Cerna from KCTS-9 Public Television.

Also visit our exhibition: "Land of Joy and Sorrow - Japanese Pioneers of the Yakima Valley" 
Admission to the museum and panel discussion is free on this day, but reservations for the Panel Discussion are highly recommended. Call 248-0747 today! For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/184313838833844/

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