Mayumi Tsutakawa, a member of the 2017-2018 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau, will speak about the hundred year history of Washington State Japanese Americans.
2018 is the 76th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, and Mayumi Tsutakawa, whose father was renowned sculptor George Tsutakawa, will reveal her family’s 100-year history against the backdrop of this dramatic American story.
The free presentation is in conjunction with the Exhibit, “Joy and Heartache”, the story of Japanese Americans on Vashon from 1900 to the present at the Vashon Maury Island Heritage Association. It is sponsored by Friends of Mukai, Vashon Maury Island Land Trust, Vashon Maury Island Heritage Association and Humanities Washington. The Museum, 10105 SW Bank Road, will be open for viewers from 6 to 7 p.m., and after the evening program.