Miyamura: Journey from ‘enemy alien’ to American hero

Miyamura: Journey from ‘enemy alien’ to American hero Copyright © 2018 Albuquerque Journal Editor’s Note: Hiroshi Miyamura watched a lot of the Winter Olympics in South Korea. But just the mention of the country brings back a flood of memories. He talked about his heroic role in what is known as America’s forgotten war, in an interview with Senior Editor Kent Walz. Read more HERE  


MATSURI GAMES – Karate Tournament

Saturday, February 10, 2018 -NMJACL is teaming up with longtime supporter, Randy Sanders of New Mexico Shotokan Karate, to sponsor the United States Karate Alliance (USKA) Regional Mountain States Martial Arts Championships being held in Albuquerque on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Legacy Church Gym on the west side (6900 Los Volcanes Road NW).     NMJACL stands to benefit from part of the revenue of this championship “Matsuri Games,” but we will have to provide at least 20 volunteers to assist with score keeping and time keeping as the participants attempt to earn “points” to qualify for the National Tournament being hosted in Albuquerque again at the Crowne Plaza on […]


Cynthia Grady – Book Signing

Saturday, January 20, 2018 – BOOKWORKS -NMJACL Board Member and author, Cynthia Grady, has had her latest book published and on store shelves only days ago. See the attached announcement and article in the November 2017 issue of the Sagebrush Shinbun for more background about this wonderful book that captures actual letters from children who were incarcerated in internment camps, particularly in Poston, AZ, during WII. Cynthia will be at a book signing event ~ stop by to meet her in person if you are in the area ~and wish her a huge success! Event date Saturday, January 20, 2018 – 11:00am Event address:    Bookworks 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, […]



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