Watanabe, Anne (8/19/2017)

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Title

Watanabe, Anne (8/19/2017)

Subject

Japanese--Canada--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945

Description

Anne Watanabe is a Japanese Canadian Yonsei and Shin-Issei born in the Midwest and raised on the East Coast and in Canada. She shares her experiences with intergenerational trauma and healing. Anne discusses the challenges of younger generations collecting their family stories. She talks about learning in her early 20s how silence and assimilation were a common part of the internment experience. Anne concludes with reflections on connecting the incarceration to other white supremacist projects such as the model minority myth. She also talks about understanding her family

Date

2017-08-19

Format

video

Interviewer

Takada, Anna

Interviewee

Watanabe, Anne

Interview Keyword

Yonsei
Shin Issei
Intergenerational Trauma
Addiction
Isolation
Tashme
Lillooet

Sort Priority

8600


Citation

“Watanabe, Anne (8/19/2017),” JASC Legacy Center Digital Collections, accessed May 27, 2022, http://digitalcollections.jasc-chicago.org/omeka/items/show/6.