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  Japanese people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While most Japanese live on the islands, some emigrated, predominantly to Hawaii, the west coast of the United States and Canada, Latin America (particularly, Brazil), and Russia, (particularly, Sakhalin and Primorsky Krai).
The most accepted theory is that present-day Japanese are descended principally from both the Jomon, a paleo-Asiatic people, and the Yayoi, a neo-Asiatic people, with cultural influences from the Korean kingdoms of Gaya and Baekje, and also from the Sui, and Tang Dynasty of China.
Their comparatively shorter-nosed and hairless Asian counterparts to the south, however, are believed to be due to adaptation to the damper climates, and to their mixing with Austronesian prototypes, when migrating to the Pacific Ocean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Japanese_people   (934 words)

 Encyclopedia: Ethnic Japanese
The Japanese Filipinos are ethnic Japanese born in the Philippines.
This demonstrates that to the Japanese, it was not a foregone to conclusion to assume that an ethnic Japanese born in the US would be loyal to the US, but if he was, it was extremely easy for him to avoid be labeled as a worthless traitor.
The ethnic Japanese on the west coast were a recently arrived group, in that 40%, including nearly all heads of household, were foreign born and did not even have American citizenship, and most of the rest were their immediate children, most of them still minors.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ethnic-Japanese   (676 words)

 The Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego
The ethnic Japanese, small in number and with no political voice-the citizen generation was just reaching voting age in 1940-had become a convenient target for political demagogues, and over the years all the major parties indulged in anti-Japanese rhetoric and programs.
This agitation attacked a number of ethnic Japanese cultural traits or patterns which were woven into a bogus theory that the ethnic Japanese could not or would not assimilate or become "American." Dual citizenship, Shinto, Japanese language schools, and the education of many ethnic Japanese children in Japan were all used as evidence.
To conclude otherwise is to expect that children born of white parents on Japanese soil sever all racial affinity and become loyal Japanese subjects, ready to fight and, if necessary, to die for Japan in a war against the nation of their parents.
www.jahssd.org /cgi-bin/page2.cgi?factarticle   (2272 words)

 Ethnic Japanese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ethnic Japanese are usually those who live outside Japan but originally came from mainland Japan or those descendants.
Brazil There is a small ethnic Japanese community in North Korea.
The Japanese Connection Traditional Japanese arts and crafts, hanko, shoji screens, meditation candles, wood block prints, calligraphy brushes, yukata and kimono.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Ethnic_Japanese.html   (372 words)

 The Internment of the Ethnic Japanese in WWII -- Military Justification?
An ethnic Japanese excluded from Oahu would be taken to another Hawaiian island and restored to freedom their, where Japanese were so familiar that they would be well understood, even sympathized with.
Because the ethnic Japanese were such a small and recently arrived (about one generation) group, it was much easier to identify who was and was not in the group.
West coast ethnic Japanese at that time were mostly a rural, insular group, known to and thus understood and trusted by few, and obviously possessing much stronger cultural and linguistic ties to Japan.
www.ww2pacific.com /relocation.html   (18723 words)

 Young Koreans against Ethnic Discrimination in Japan
Nevertheless, exogam ous marriages to Japanese are increasing.4) Except for those Koreans who live in Korean communities, who attend ethnic schools or who participate in anti-disc rimination movements, most young Koreans are unable to make friends among their ethnic cohort, and consequently choose Japanese as their marriage partners.
Consequently, although Seinen Kai views the problems of ethnic Kor eans as a domestic issue that should be resolved through negotiations between et hnic Koreans and the Japanese government, in reality it tends to advocate cooper ation with the South Korean government to achieve this goal.
The Japanese Nationality Law is not based on place of birth but on bloodline, so eve n if one is born in Japan, one does not automatically acquire Japanese citizensh ip.
www.isop.ucla.edu /eas/newsfile/koryouth/youthdiscrim.htm   (8765 words)

Each ethnic group has its own cultural features, but it is indeed rare in the world that the Japanese not only “bring in” foreign cultures as they please, but also possess a clear-cut stand for tenaciously defending their own traditional culture.
As the Japanese have long been of a single ethnic group and the emperors of Japan have always come from the same family, their ideology is relatively stable and their “soul” is relatively identical.
With the strengthening Japanese national awareness and a swelling sense of superiority, Japanese traditional culture represented by Japanese spirit was crowned with the name of “spirit of national prestige” and given enormous publicity.
www.crvp.org /book/Series03/III-20/chapter_viii.htm   (4237 words)

 Friends of Historical Accuracy regarding the ethnic Japanese Evacuation of 1942
Japanese American soldiers shot the lock of the main gate of the outer perimeter fences.
Kawakita aided the Japanese military in numerous ways, both requested and not requested by the military personnel, and in the course and scope of giving aid to the Japanese, Kawakita abused the American prisoners.
Of course the Japanese-American reparations movement constantly reminds the American people (at taxpayer expense) that ethnic Japanese colonies in Hawaii and on the West Coast were as red blooded American as any that had arrived in North America prior to the American Revolution.
friendsofhistoricalaccuracy.blogspot.com   (4695 words)

 Japanese article - Japanese Japan Mainland Japan Japanese people Ethnic Japanese Japanese-American - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Japanese media - an article on Japanese media, including, television networks, newspapers, magazines and radio networks.
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www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Japanese   (201 words)

 Internment: A Tool in the War on Terror?
The Japanese espionage network and the Islamic terrorist network exploited many of the same immigration loopholes and relied on many of the same institutions to enter the country and insinuate themselves into the American mainstream.
Ethnic Japanese were barred altogether from working within naval reservations.
It was prudent, while fighting a war against Japan, to apply heightened scrutiny to ethnic Japanese in the military.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1343927/posts   (1535 words)

 The Japanese-American Experience : Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Californians, who resented the phenomenal success of Japanese farmers, were thus mollified.
The Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies presents this exhibit on "The Japanese American Experience" with a mixture of pride and shame.
Japanese Americans, as our exhibits demonstrate, stand as a model of perseverance in the face of adversity.
www.hsp.org /default.aspx?id=65   (259 words)

 Collectible and Antique Ethnic, Japanese on CYBERATTIC.
In Japan, a pair of Mandarin Ducks are called Oshidori, and are a symbol of enduring love and conjugal bliss due to Mandarin Ducks mate for life.
The gilding is very detailed and this koro is finely hand painted with two panels depicting fluttering butterflies amongst whitish Chrysanthemum flowers on a changing iron-oxide blood red to orange ground highlighted with gold enamel.
An exquisite Taisho period 1918-1924 Japanese Satsuma Nippon Earthenware Figural Shishi Lion with Kannon figure in the form of a koro (censor or incense burner).
www.cyberattic.com /directory/Ethnic:Japanese80.html   (1216 words)

 Japanese Gospel Resources
Japanese is spoken by 125 million people on the islands of Japan, 804,000 in the U.S., 380,000 in Brazil, 109,000 in Peru, and in several other countries.
The U.S. Census Bureau reports that in 1990, over 427,000 Americans spoke Japanese at home, making Japanese number 11 on the List of the 50 Most Common Languages in the U.S. In 1996, 66,699 Japanese students were studying in U.S. schools, more than from any other country.
Their website includes a list of Nikkei and Japanese churches in the U.S. JEMS has published a new book, Operation Japan, which provides detailed information for those wanting to pray for Japan.
www.ethnicharvest.org /peoples/countries/japanese.htm   (964 words)

 Power Line: Was the internment defensible?
Ethnic Germans were not similarly situated to ethnic Japanese living on the West Coast.
But the administration did have reason to believe that Japan could attack the West Coast, that ethnic Japanese were in a position to help them do so, and that at least some of them would likely provide that help.
Even more invaluably, she has shown how the internment of ethnic Japanese is being misused by those who today oppose a vigorous war on terrorism.
www.powerlineblog.com /archives/007558.php   (990 words)

 Strangers in the Ethnic Homeland; Japanese Brazilian Return Migration in Transnational Perspective; Takeyuki Tsuda
With an immigrant population currently estimated at roughly 280,000, Japanese Brazilians are now the second largest group of foreigners in Japan.
Although they are of Japanese descent, most were born in Brazil and are culturally Brazilian.
Takeyuki Tsuda is the associate director of the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies at the University of California at San Diego.
www.columbia.edu /cu/cup/catalog/data/023112/023112838X.HTM   (588 words)

 Can We Forgive The Betrayals of War?
I was born in Oakland's Chinatown precisely five months before Japanese fighter planes flew undetected over Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu, then a U.S. territory, raining down bombs and destroying much of the U.S. Pacific fleet.
Indeed, a Filipino American barber, the late George Catambay, expanded his business when a Japanese American had to quickly sell his barber shop because he and his family were ordered by the U.S. government to internment camps.
Some Chinese Americans, for instance, are active in keeping alive the memories of Japanese military atrocities in China and other parts of Asia during the 1930s and 1940s.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2000/12/07/ED145117.DTL   (787 words)

 California Foreign Language Project: Research and Publications
This fact is interesting to note in light of the large number of non ethnic Japanese students learning this language.
We could speculate on one or two possibilities: (a) students who enroll in advanced foreign language classes enter high school with a level of motivation that is already very high; or (b) students enrolled in advanced classes show increased motivation because they are doing well, which reinforces their interest in foreign language study.
Although there is no way to determine which of our explanations is the more plausible or how they might interact with ethnic heritage students learning their ancestral language, they are worth pursuing in future research on less commonly taught languages.
www.stanford.edu /group/CFLP/research/MLJ82/MLJ6.html   (1570 words)

In fact, Japan has its share of ethnic minorities, among them Ainu, an ind igenous people centralized in Hokkaido in northern Japan and over a million ethn ic Koreans who were brought to Japan during its colonization of Korea.
Except for those Koreans who live in Korean communities, who attend ethnic schools or who participate in anti-disc rimination movements, most young Koreans are unable to make friends among their ethnic cohort, and consequently choose Japanese as their marriage partners.
The word "fureai" is Japanese and means "opening on e's heart to others," reflecting the hall's aim of fostering exchanges between f oreign residents, particularly Korean residents, and Japanese as fellow citizens of Kawasaki.
www.han.org /a/fukuoka92.html   (8770 words)

 Friends of Historical Accuracy regarding the ethnic Japanese Evacuation of 1942: Welcome! Irasshaimase!
I am a born and bred West Coaster, having lived all my life in a community that was greatly affected by the 1942 evacuation of ethnic Japanese from the military zones of the United States.
Although the ethnic Japanese and ethnic Europeans had resolved this history in my community back in the 1950s, a new breed of activist types have jumped on the bandwagon regarding the evacuation.
The latest is this: In my community the half-truths of the Japanese American reparations movement has done more to damage decades old friendships and acquaintances between ethnic Japanese and Europeans than Pearl Harbor ever did.
friendsofhistoricalaccuracy.blogspot.com /2005/06/welcome-irasshaimase.html   (1027 words)

 Townhall.com Book Service: In Defense of Internment by Michelle Malkin
Why the detention of enemy aliens and the mass evacuation of ethnic Japanese from the West Coast were not the result of irrational hatred or conspiratorial bigotry
How ethnic activists and civil liberties groups contradict themselves by objecting to the use of racial, ethnic, religious, and nationality classifications during wartime, but supporting use of similar classifications in peacetime, to ensure "diversity" on college campuses and carry out their harebrained social engineering schemes
At the time, the JACL (Japanese American Citizens League) officially supported the government's evacuation order and urged all enemy alien Japanese and Japanese Americans to cooperate and assist the government in their own self interest.
www.thbookservice.com /BookPage.asp?prod_cd=c6528   (2167 words)

 TV ACRES: Ethnic Groups - Japanese
**(George Takei) Hikaru Sulu, a highly efficient Chief Helmsman of Japanese descent stationed aboard the USS Enterprise, a futuristic starship whose mission was to "...seek out new life...to boldly go where no man has gone before." Born in San Francisco in 2237, Sulu's hobbies included collecting old Earth style weapons, fencing and botany.
**(Rosalind Chao) Keiko Ishikawa O'Brien, a botanist of Japanese descent who transferred to space station Deep Space Nine in 2369 when her husband, Miles O'Brien was promoted to Chief of Operations.
She is in her mid to late 20s, intelligent, spirited and was chosen by commander Archer to act as the crew's communications officer and ship's Translator.
www.tvacres.com /ethnic_japanese_n_z.htm   (1742 words)

 Ethnic Technologies, Japanese Market Targeting Lists
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We are the Originators and Developers of Ethnic, Religious and Language Identification.
Our large group of on site Licensee's guarantees you the most deliverable of lists available.
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 Kid Ethnic: Japanese Houses Hate Halfie's Head   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Japanese Houses Hate Halfie's Head · 1 October 04
1) The average Japanese male is around 5 and a half feet tall.
Tied one of my massive (by Japanese standards) Vans hi-tops.
www.kidethnic.com /article/36/japanese-houses-hate-halfies-head   (429 words)

 Kid Ethnic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He said something else in Japanese that I didn’t understand.
If you’ve been following along at home, you’ll recall that last year I learned how to start a Japanese rock band.
And that we subsequently engaged in the performance of pancreas-melting rock (band photo here).
www.kidethnic.com   (538 words)

 Amazon.com: Little Japanese Cookbook: Books: Emi Kazuko,Kumiko Yamamoto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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A traditional Japanese person starts a hard working day with rice and soup.
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 Cooking : Regional & Ethnic / Japanese books, find the lowest prices
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 Glass, Antique or Not... Ethnic,Japanese Directory
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