Dear Friends,

On February 19th, Day of Remembrance, I’m bringing American Sutra to our nation’s capital, to give a talk and discussion with acclaimed musician, Kishi Bashi at the National Museum of American History in Washington DC. If you are local or have friends and family in the DC area, please invite everyone to join me!

Day of Remembrance is celebrated all across the country on February 19th, so if you’d like to attend a DOR event near you, the Japanese American Citizens League has put together a list of events by state here.

If you committed to placing an order for the book on the Team American Sutra form, this is a good time to do so. If you plan to buy your book on Day of Remembrance (this upcoming Tuesday), this is just a gentle reminder and encouragement to visit your local, independent bookstores to pick up American Sutra— out next week!

If you have any questions or concerns regarding American Sutra or this newsletter, please email me.

Kindest regards,

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Thank you to those in Seattle who braved the weather to share this evening with us! In conversation with historian Frank Abe (left) and historian Tetsuden Kashima (right) at Elliott Bay Book Company, February 14, 2019.

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Second stop in the book tour: Powell’s Books, Inc. (Cedar Hills Crossing), February 15, 2019.

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We were honored to hear from life-long Portland resident and Minidoka camp survivor, Jean Matsumoto, who recalled how four denominations of Buddhism within Minidoka, together with their ministers, pooled resources as the United Buddhist Church. February 15, 2019.

Upcoming Events

San Francisco
Buddhist Church of San Francisco — Dharma Message based on American Sutra Sunday, February 17, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM