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Storyteller: Alton Takiyama-Chung

Join us at the Tillamook Main Library Saturday, April 8 at 2:00pm to hear fantastic tales from Alton Takiyama-Chung!

Japanese-Korean storyteller Alton Takiyama-Chung, grew up with the stories, superstitions, and the magic of the Hawaiian Islands. He has performed across the country.  He has created multicultural programs sharing Asian folk tales from many countries as well as legends from Hawaii.  Through historical research and from conducting oral history interviews, he tells stories from the Hawaiian Monarchy and from the Plantation Days, as well as those which describe the Japanese American Experience of WWII.  Alton has performed at the Chicago History Museum, the Bishop Museum, the Japanese American National Museum, the Oklahoma Historical Society, the Oregon Historical Society, University of Hawaii at Hilo, Oregon State University, the International School (Portland, OR), University of San Diego, as well as many library systems and schools.



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Tillamook County Library
1716 3rd St.
Tillamook, OR 97141 United States

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