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Japanese Woman Enthralled by Native American History

A Japanese woman has found her passion in studying the history and culture of Native American tribes.
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Dr. Kumiko Noguchi has been studying Native American history for 13 years, reports the Porterville Recorder.

“I started when I was 22 years old,” she told the newspaper. “I’m now 34. My research is still going on. Maybe it will take a whole lifetime for me because there is so much.”

Right now she's studying the Tule River Indian Tribe by interviewing elders on the reservation. She plans to write a history of the tribe, from the tribe's perspective.

Read the full story online at the Porterville Recorder website.

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