JETAA Portland Newsletter – November 2009

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The JETAA Portland Newsletter is back again with another content-packed issue!
Download the latest version (in PDF-format):

JETAA Portland Newsletter – November 2009

Here’s a sampling of what’s inside:

Masters Golf Scramble 2009 – Who holds the SUGOI jacket now? Did they obtain it fairly?!
National Conference – Beth & Bob Schnyder report back from Chicago
Interview with Okabe Takamichi – Portland’s new consul general discusses JETAA, Oregon, and ancient history
Book Review – Brittany Holman reviews American Fuji from the book club
Natto King! – Daisuke Fukushima loves eating natto, and making it too
Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center – an overview of this association, a wonderful resource to Portland
Returnee Party – they’re back from Japan! And they’re partying like they’re still in Japan!
Lost in Translation – fun with online translation loops
What the bunka?! – Let’s exploring Japanese culture! Urushi!
Tabemashuo! – JETAA’s restaurant group reviews both the mischevous Tanuki, and the stunning Yakuza
Dear Abiko – Dear Abby’s long lost Japanese twin answers the deepest mysterious of Japan…

Mogo Mogo – express yourself like a true Japanese with these onomatopoeia, phenomime, and pyschomime

Upcoming Events – Career Panel, Eugene Event, Tabemashou! Hama Sushi, Bounenkai, Movie Night, Shinenkai, Regional Conference, oh my!

Download the latest version and look forward to your printed copy in the mail! If you don’t get a printed copy but want to, email and we’ll add you to the list.

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.