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Seattle Welcomes Norman Mineta

“Norman Mineta and His Legacy: An American Story,” an outstanding PBS documentary was shown in Seattle on November 10, 2019, with special guests Secretary Mineta and film co-producers Dianne Fukami and Debra Nakatomi.

Over 300 people attended the event held at University of Washington. Presenting event sponsors were Muckelshoot Indian Tribe and Uwajimaya, Inc., and many community co-sponsors including the Hokubei Hochi Foundation and The North American Post.

Event Committee with Secretary Mineta who was presented with a First Matsutake Award and fresh matsutake mushrooms at the event Photos by John Pai

The documentary DVD is available via: http://bridgemediainc.com/?openstorepage=product_det:232864.

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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.