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The Children of the Camps Project is made possible by the financial support of

The California Endowment.

We also thank the following for their support and collaboration:

• Asian Pacific Community Counseling

KVIE, Sacramento, CA

National Asian American Telecommunications Association


Center for Asian American Media (CAAM)
(formerly NAATA Distribution)
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San Francisco, CA 94103
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More than 120,000 Japanese Americans were interned behind barbed wire during World War II...

...over half were children.

The Children of the Camps documentary captures the experiences of six Americans of Japanese ancestry who were confined as innocent children to internment camps by the U.S. government during World War II. The film vividly portrays their personal journey to heal the deep wounds they suffered from this experience.

This Web site features:

    THE DOCUMENTARY. More on the participants and filmmakers, how to order a video, plus a viewer's guide and reviews;

    THE PROJECT. Details on the project that created the documentary, the workshop featured and how to schedule one in your community;

    HISTORY. Related historical documents, a timeline, list of internment camps and the impact on Japanese Americans;

    BROADCAST INFO. A local schedule, press release, outreach and viewer's guides;

    RESOURCES. Related Web links, organizations and books. TEACHER'S GUIDE AVAILABLE NOW!!! Racism, Culture & Trauma: The Japanese American Internment. A Teacher's Guide for the Children of the Camps Documentary, by Satsuki Ina, Ph.D.

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