Category Archives: Tule Lake

In the Shadow of Heart Mountain

Last week, I visited my third Japanese-American internment camp site—Heart Mountain Relocation Center, thirteen miles outside of Cody, Wyoming. I was nine years old when I visited my first site, Tule Lake Relocation Center in California. I remember watching my … Continue reading

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Rohwer Whispers

When I first started writing Broken Dolls, I wasn’t aware there had been two relocation centers in southeast Arkansas. This discovery added new layers to my story which follows the lives of a Japanese-American family from 1941 to 1968. In … Continue reading

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