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September 5, 1990 | SALLI STEVENSON
The Los Angeles Festival lists the Majikina Honryu Dance Company under the theme of "Tending the Flame." The basic question is: Whose flame--Okinawa's or Japan's? The answer is complex because it's really a blend. "The Japanese used to consider Okinawans second-class citizens--peasants, mongrels," said company manager Heather Matsunaga, "because we were not pure Japanese." That attitude continued, along with Japanese rule, until just after World War II, she said.
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September 5, 1990 | SALLI STEVENSON
The Los Angeles Festival lists the Majikina Honryu Dance Company under the theme of "Tending the Flame." The basic question is: Whose flame--Okinawa's or Japan's? The answer is complex because it's really a blend. "The Japanese used to consider Okinawans second-class citizens--peasants, mongrels," said company manager Heather Matsunaga, "because we were not pure Japanese." That attitude continued, along with Japanese rule, until just after World War II, she said.
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