Pearl Harbor Aftermath: A Memoir by Miye Ota One Santa Barbara County–Born Japanese American’s Story About Life in an Arizona Internment Camp By Miye Ota | December 10, 2020Miye and Ken Ota would meet in an internment camp.
| Credit: CourtesyThe last time I met with Miye Ota, she interrupted our interview to get up and dance.
To say Miye Ota is a force of nature is to miss the point.
In one such camp, Miye and Ken Ota first met.
Ken Ota taught aikido in Goleta since 1964; Miye Ota taught dance; they both taught discipline, strength, and grace.