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Seattle Tanka Group Meets for New Year

Members of the Seattle Tanka Poem Society, a local Japanese tanka poetry group, met for their New Year’s meeting on Jan. 11 in Beacon Hill. The group meets the second Monday of every month to share their tanka poems, which are contributed to The North American Post.

Photo courtesy of Seattle Tanka Poem Society

地元短歌グループ、シアトル短歌会が1月11日、新年会を兼ねた月例会を帆足敏子さん宅で開いた。同会は毎月第二月曜日の例会で、会員同士が短歌作品を紹介しあう。作品は毎月本紙の文芸コーナーで掲載されている。              (写真提供=シアトル短歌会)

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The North American Post is a community newspaper that celebrates Japanese culture in the Greater Seattle area. Founded by 1st generation Japanese-Americans in 1902, the publication is one of the oldest minority-owned newspapers in the region. Today, with bilingual articles in English and Japanese, the publication connects readers with diverse cultural backgrounds to Seattle’s Japanese community. Our articles include local news, event calendars, restaurant reviews, Japanese cooking recipes, community interviews, and more.