Yakima Valley Museum

Land of Joy and Sorrow: Japanese Pioneers in the Yakima Valley



Photos from the May 25, 2013 Japanese Pioneers Reunion are avaiable here.

WMA Award of ExcellenceThis exhibition traces the story of the Japanese families who settled in the Yakima Valley and made a new life in a new land. It also chronicles the forced relocation of these families to Heart Mountain, Wyoming in 1942, and their re-emergence as a community in the Yakima Valley after
World War II.

This exhibition made possible in part by the
generous support of Tamaki Law
Tamaki Law



Kumamoto Kenjikai of Seattle made the trip to Yakima in order to see the Land of Joy and Sorrow exhibit.

Click here to see their web page and a picture taken while at the Yakima Valley Museum.


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