Finding Your Nikkei Roots in the U.S. and Japan: A seminar on Japanese American genealogy
Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Doors open at 9:00 a.m.)
Linda Harms Okazaki, noted expert in Japanese American genealogy and history, is the featured seminar speaker. We hope you can attend this informative event.
The first part of the seminar will cover history and research in the United States:
• The early immigrant experience and pertinent U.S. laws
• WWII incarceration camps and the post-war experience
• Repatriation and redress
Bring a brown bag lunch to eat during the break, and enjoy visiting with other attendees, SJGS/JACL members, and Linda.
The second part of the seminar will discuss family research in Japan:
• Finding your koseki (family household register)
• Understanding ohaka and kakocho
• Visiting relatives, cemeteries, and temples
Cost: $15 per person; $10 for members of SJGS or Stockton JACL (Registration fee is non-refundable)
Register: Online at sjgensoc.org
By mail using the attached registration form
Pre-registration is required; no walk-in admission allowed
Deadline: Online registration will close on April 20, 2019.
Mail-in forms should be sent by April 15, 2019.
Be sure to sign up early — registration is limited to 60 participants.
Questions: Contact SJGS at AskUs@sjgensoc.org