Public Talk: Ed Nakawatase with Images by Tamio Wakayama

On Saturday, July 18th we held a Zoom talk in tribute to photographer Tamio Wakayama!

In the 1960’s Ed Nakawatase and Tamio Wakayama volunteered with the SNCC (Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee) during the American civil rights movement in the deep south. Bearing witness to the social justice movement that unfolded before their eyes; the events shaped the identities of both these men and impacted their activist work in the future.

In honor of photographer Tamio Wakayama, special guest Ed Nakawatase will spoke about his memories and experiences with Wakayama and making connections to this present moment in relationship to building alliances and the ongoing social justice work with Black, Indigenous and POC communities.