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    2018 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage

    Online Registration has closed. If you have questions about the event or your registration, please email us at info@heartmountain.org or call us at 307-754-8000 extension 0. 

    Against the backdrop of a special exhibit featuring the compelling incarceration artwork of Estelle Ishigo, this summer's event promises to be stimulating, meaningful, and visually stunning! We have a jam-packed weekend planned for you all, so scroll down to find out more details about the sessions, activities, films, and scheduling of the 2018 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage.

    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) or we also recently sent out a physical registration form in the mail with descriptions.

    Online registration for the Seventh Annual Pilgrimage was open April 1 through June 30. Registrations received after 4:59:59 pm MST on June 30, 2018 are subject to be fully refunded based on ticket availability. 

    For those who would prefer to register by mail, we happily accept postal registration as an alternative to online registration. Please note however that these forms must be postmarked by June 15th.


    [1] Friday Educational Session One

    2:00-2:50 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

    3:00-3:50 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