In The Americas with David Yetman

The Rainforest Nisei: Japanese Immigrants in the Amazon

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The Rainforest Nisei: Japanese Immigrants in the Amazon

In the early 1920s, a small group of Japanese peasants received a land grant deep in the vast forests of the Amazon. Today their descendents have become prosperous farmers, raising tropical crops and pepper, all the while protecting large tracts of primary tropical forest.


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