Nidoti Nai Yoni Memorial

"Let it not happen again."  

To commemorate the Japanese Internment and Exclusion during World War II, the Timber Framers Guild built a pavilion and a matched pair of entrance gates for the Memorial Park. The gates were the subject of a workshop on traditional Japanese joinery and tools. Another workshop covered Japanese traditional framing with layout from centerlines.

 

Client
Bainbridge Island Japanese–American Community

Partners/sponsors
Bainbridge Island WWII Nikkei Internment and Exclusion Memorial Committee of BIJAC
Interfaith

Client contact person
Clarence Moriwaki

Local hero
John Buday

Notable aspects
Japanese-influenced timber framing. Workshop: traditional Japanese joinery, tools, and layout from centerlines.

In-kind donations
Tom Salisbury, North Kitsap/Bainbridge Is. Interfaith Council (food), American Legion #172 (their hall), Bainbridge-Ometepe Sister Islands Assn. (food)

TFG leaders
John Buday, Carlos Sosa, Mike Laine, James Wiester

Blog
Nidoti Nai Yoni blog / Internet Archive

News

Tube

Photographer
Tom Salisbury, John Buday, Joel McCarty

Narrative
Scantlings 122, 125, 126


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