“Irei” displays the first comprehensive listing of the names of approximately 125,000 persons of Japanese ancestry who were imprisoned during WWII.
Williams will be awarded the $100,000 prize for the ideas set forth in his book “American Sutra.”
Not so long ago their own families were held in camps like these. That’s why Japanese American Buddhists like Satsuki Ina will keep coming back until the tragedy on America’s southern border ends.
On Saturday, dozens of Buddhist priests and teachers joined a protest against the detention of migrant children at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
The site at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, was used as a concentration camp for Japanese Americans during WWII.