Drachen Foundation Newsletter: May 2010


To our valued Drachen readership,

There are times at our small-staffed foundation when we miss things in process. This is the case with the wonderful article on Japanese kites which was published in our last issue of Discourse. The error was ours, and we apologize to Mr. Eishin Iddittie, the author of the Japanese kite article, thus correcting our mistake of crediting it to Mr. Masaaki Modegi.

Photo credits are as follows: p. 33, p. 35, and p. 37 Masaaki Modegi; p. 39 Eishin Iddittie.

Please revisit the article and note the corrections here (PDF).

Thank you,

Ali Fujino
Executive Director
Drachen Foundation


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