Consul-General Takeuchi attends the 2019 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage (July 28, 2019)
On Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28, 2019, Consul General Takeuchi attended the 2019 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage by the invitation of the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation. Ambassador Shinsuke Sugiyama and his wife also were invited to join in the Pilgrimage this year.
More than 300 people attended the 2019 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage including Former Secretary of Transport, Mr. Norman Yoshio Mineta and his wife, Former U.S. Senator, Mr. Alan Simpson and his wife, incarcerated Japanese Americans at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center and their families. Ambassador Sugiyama and Consul General Takeuchi joined in the opening ceremony of the Pilgrimage, visited the sites of the camp and toured the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center.