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Searching for Saito

A historic fiction comic book based on the real life of Japanese immigrant elder Rinzo Saito from 1912-1969 in Seattle's Nihonmachi and Chinatown-International District.

Illustrated and researched by artist Miya Sukune, click Searching for Saito in the menu above to read about Saito's journey.

The current printed book is the first incarnation of this story.  Additional material will be added in the future and posted here.

Day of Exile Event

May 19, 2024

Ober Park, Vashon Island

Event Starts at 2pm. 

Artist Talk with Miya Sukune at Vashon Library starts at 2:30pm.

Vashon Beachcomber newspaper article:

Groups Join Together to Mark the Day of Exile

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