MINIDOKA SWING BAND



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Members of the Portland-based Minidoka Swing Band, formed in September 2007, as a tribute to Japanese Americans interned during World War II and to highlight the music popular in the Internment Camps. Affiliation: the Porland Japanese American Citizens League (JACL).

"We dedicate our band to our founder and creator, Robbie Tsuboi, 1949-2010, and who inspired us to continue being the Minidoka Swing Band!"

Monday, May 17, 2010

Pacific Citizen Online Story

Christine McFadden, a student at Stanford University, wrote this article as a special to the magazine Pacific Citizen.  Christine is from Portland, OR and a former member of Unite People, a Portland JACL Youth Group.   Thank you Christine!  

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Starting a new blogspot for Minidoka Swing Band fans!

ONE Street Party , Sept. 2009

ONE Street Party , Sept. 2009
Dancing to the music of the Minidoka Swing Band

ONE Street Party, Sept. 2009

ONE Street Party, Sept. 2009

ONE Street Part, Sept. 2009

ONE Street Part, Sept. 2009

ONE Street Party, Sept. 2009

ONE Street Party, Sept. 2009
Our vocalists, Nola Bogle & Shig Sakamoto

Buddhist Convention 2009

Buddhist Convention 2009
The band

Buddhist Convention 2009

Buddhist Convention 2009
Dancing to the Minidoka Swing Band

Buddhists Convention 2009

Buddhists Convention 2009
Todd & Elaine dance as well as play their instruments.