Category: Commmunity

Origami: a brief history

by Joseph Wu No one really knows when and where origami was invented. Some origami historians argue that since the invention of paper is...

Legacy Sakura Threatened

In the spring of 1977, legacy sakura (cherry blossom) trees were planted at Oppenheimer Park by first generation Japanese Canadian pioneers. 1977 was a...

Mary Takayesu: Memories

As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Bulletin, it is only fitting that we remember one of our magazine’s staunchest supporters and most...

Crosscurrents

The Cherry Blossoms Were Beautiful But . . . Fleeting Impressions of Tokyo and Kyoto Revisited For some of us who spent childhood and...

It’s How You Play the Game Mel Wakabayashi is our best-known Nikkei ice player. Not because he made the big times, although he did...

Less “Soba”, More “Sake” In a sober move to reduce the nation’s surplus rice, the Japanese cabinet recently decided to use more sake (rice...

Mt. Manzo Nagano overlooks Lake Owekino near the head of Rivers Inlet some 250 miles north of Vancouver. The peak, named for the first...