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    2018 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage

    Early Registration is open to Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation members only. If you would like to register, please purchase a membership here (can be purchased at the same time as your event registration). Early Registration will be open from February 1-28, 2018 or until 100 registrations have been filled. Open Registration will begin on April 1, 2018.

    Join us for the seventh annual Heart Mountain Pilgrimage at the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center and National Historic Landmark Site. This year's event will feature a special exhibition of Estelle Ishigo works, tours of the site led by former incarcerees, a film premiere by Indie artist Kishi Bashi, and much more.

    The the optional sessions and activities available during the event are listed below. These optional activities are first come, first serve and are not guaranteed to be available for every attendee. You can view/download the full descriptions here (will open in new tab/window). 


    [1] Friday Educational Session One

    2:30-3:20 p.m.

    Session 1-A: Memories of Heart Mountain 
    Sam Mihara, Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation

    Session 1-B: The No-No Boy Music Project 
    Julian Saporiti & Erin Aoyama

    Session 1-C: Artifacts of Incarceration 
    Clement Hanami, Japanese American National Museum  /  Noriko Sanefuji, National Museum of American History  /  Nancy Ukai, 50 Objects/50 Stories Project


    [2] Friday Educational Session Two

    3:30-4:20 p.m.

    Session 2-A: Memories of Heart Mountain

    Session 2-B: The No-No Boy Music Project

    Session 2-C: The Power of Digital Storytelling - Learn How to Tell Your Family’s Story! 
    Jeff MacIntyre, Content Media Group

    Session 2-D: Introduction to Swing Dancing 
    Grant and Rachel Sunada


    Saturday Guided Activities

    [3] One (10:00 am) ~ [4] Two (11:00 am) ~ [5] Three (2:00 pm)

    A: Tour the original hospital grounds with a former incarceree

    B: Tour the memorial & honor roll with a former incarceree

    C: Tour the original Heart Mountain barrack with a former incarceree

    D: Film premiere & performance by Kishi Bashi

    E: Kids’ activities from camp

    F: Unguided exploration of the site and center on your own


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