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Forum: Hidden Histories: The Japanese Experience in Idaho

City Club of Boise is pleased to present an in-person lunchtime forum on July 8, 2022: Hidden Histories: The Japanese Experience in Idaho.

Forum: Hidden Histories: The Japanese Experience in Idaho
Forum: Hidden Histories: The Japanese Experience in Idaho

Time & Location

Jul 08, 2022, 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM MDT

Boise, 610 Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702, USA

About the Event

City Club of Boise is pleased to present an in-person lunchtime forum on July 8, 2022: Hidden Histories: The Japanese Experience in Idaho.

This program, to be held at the Idaho State Museum, will describe the experiences Japanse Americans faced in Idaho, including the Minidoka site, Executive Order 9066, and current Minidoka National Historic Site, visitor’s center, and Friends of Minidoka. We will learn from Karen Hirai Olen, survivor of the site, who will share her recollection of experiences as a young girl. Izzy Martin, a local student, will perform 3 musical pieces to round out the program.

Speakers:

Kurt Ikeda

Director of Interpretation and Education, Minidoka National Historic Site

Robyn Achilles

Executive Director, Friends of Minidoka

Karen Hirai Olen

Minidoka survivor

Izzy Martin

Student and musician

When: Friday, July 8, 2022 from 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 pm

Where: Idaho State Museum, 610 Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702

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