Discover Nikkei Amache Stories

Discover Nikkei is a community website about Nikkei identity, history and experiences, where members of the community can share, explore, and connect with each other through diverse Nikkei experiences, culture, and history. It is a cornerstone program of the Japanese American National Museum‘s Nikkei Legacy Project.

Find Amache Content

You can find stories related to Amache by searching the interviews, journal articles, and albums contributed by community members for the terms “Amache” or “Granada”. Even though the site was not designed to focus on Japanese American incarceration, there are over 1600 items that reference Amache. This shows how deeply the incarceration experience affects the Nikkei community.

Contribute Your Stories

Do you have stories about Amache to share? On Discover Nikkei, you can create your own journals and photo albums, or even interview a friend or relative. Follow the links below for how-to instructions and tips:

Make sure to let us know if you’ve added new Amache content and we can feature it here or in the news.

Featured Story

Gary Ono and extended family at Amache. Photo courtesy Gary Ono. CSI: Amache
Read about Amache survivor and DU Amache Project volunteer Gary Ono‘s search through his family’s collections of photos and memorabilia in preparation for his first field season at Amache.