Monthly Archives: August 2017

Okinawan Identity & Our Languages

September 9 (Saturday), 6PM
Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute
Nisei Veterans Memorial Hall
$5 for OAA members, $10 for the public
RSVP: 310-532-1929,

A special event focusing on the native languages of Okinawa featuring guest speaker/musician from Hawaii, Brandon Akio Ing!

Gachimayaa – original song written in Uchinaaguchi (with English subtitles)

Let’s Sing Uchinaaguchi, Lesson 1 – animated language lessons

The story of Shūshin kaniʻiri – a song explaining a classical Ryūkyūan musical drama

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