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Linda Harms Okazaki

Linda's Orchard

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Biography:
Linda Harms Okazaki is a fourth-generation Californian, active in the genealogy and Japanese American communities in California and beyond. She is passionate about teaching people to research, document, and share their personal family histories. Her areas of research include upstate New York, England, Australia, Japan, Japanese Americans during WWII, and the use of DNA in genealogy. Linda has been researching her husband s ancestry since 2012, documenting his family in the internment camps and in Japan. A charter member of the Nikkei Genealogical Society, she is also a featured columnist for the Nichi Bei Weekly. Her column, Finding Your Nikkei Roots, is published bimonthly. She is a member of numerous Japanese American organizations, as well as the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Linda currently serves at the past president of the California Genealogical Society and is a board member of the Nichi Bei Foundation. Ms. Okazaki holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and a Master of Arts degree in Education. You may find her blog at LindasOrchard.com.

Service Description:
Instructor; Historian.

Academic Degrees:
BS (Human Development) ; MA (Education)

Continuing Education:
ProGen 22, SLIG (2013-18), APG PMC (2014-16), GRIP (2016-17), GenFed (2013,

Research Specialty:
Children/Youth ; Japanese American ; Asian American

Time Period Specialty:
19th Century ; 20th Century ; 21st Century

Geographic Specialty:
CA ; West ; San Francisco ; Japan

Service Categories:
Instructor ; Lecturer/Seminars ; Author/Writer ; Blogger

Accepts Clients:
Yes

City:
Lafayette
State:
CA
Postal Code:
94549
County:
Contra Costa
Day Phone:
925-930-6882
Email:
Blog:
lindasorchard.com

Other Sites:
Twitter


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