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Borders & Heritage

Borders & Heritage explores the immigrant and refugee experiences in the Pacific Northwest.

Borders & Heritage

Stories of the immigrant experience in the Pacific Northwest.

Maru Mora Villalpando, immigrant leader and a key organizer of protests at the...
“I’ve been contributing to my community, paying taxes, being the best citizen...
Enrique Cerna writes about a young immigrant who is trying to make her way amid...
Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony in Seattle
Amid the bustle of Seattle’s big-city, fast-moving, grab-and-go coffee culture...
From Pramila Jayapal to Manka Dhingra, meet Washington’s new wave of women...
“These farm workers make farms work. ... We wouldn’t be able to get done what we need to without them,” says De Vries.
According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, labor shortages nationwide...
In 1942, Mary Matsuda Gruenewald was a junior honor student at Vashon High...
A collection of stories of the incarceration of Japanese Americans.
A collection of old Japanese 78 RPM records, donated by local community members...
Seattle’s oldest Japanese restaurant has mastered the art of sushi and...

Featured on KCTS 9

View full-length versions of these stories featured on TV this month.

Upcoming Episodes

Fri 2/23, 354am
Ethiopian Coffee's Secret Ingredient: Community

In Seattle's Ethiopian cafes, coffee is brewed the old way -- slowly, with a shot of community.

Fri 2/23, 450pm
Graduating at 92

At 92 years old, Mary Matsuda Gruenewald is one of the last remaining survivors of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Mary and her family were forced to leave their strawberry farm on Vashon, WA and sent to a...

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