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Sending off Tokashiki for Olympics

The community’s send-off event for Ramu Tokashiki of the Seattle Storm for her Olympics appearance was held at Bellevue College last Saturday. Tokashiki, who will play for the Japanese team in Rio de Janeiro, received cheerful messages from over 100 attendees at the event hosted by the Japan Business Association of Seattle.

Photo courtesy of Japan Business Association of Seattle

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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.