Joe Swift was kind enough to post this on one of the forums that I read:
" I got the attached e-mail. Looks like it might be an interesting magazine for us all to learn a bit more about the culture from whence Karate sprang.
The magazine's URL is;
From Karate to Culture, From People to Nature
Dear sensei and karate friends
A quarterly magazine, The Okinawan is the first Okinawa-focused English magazine geared towards worldwide karate enthusiasts with French, Japanese and Spanish translations.
Featuring informative, inspiring and high-quality contents about Okinawa and traditional karate, The Okinawan serves as an international passport to the tropical and adventure destinations that are the Ryukyu Islands and Okinawa.
In this issue, find out why Okinawa is the living island of karate, enter the Shuri Castle, dive in paradise and discover the Okinawan pottery culture and one of its craft masters.
Get the autumn issue here and discover more about Okinawa, birthplace of karatedo.
If you are interested in distributing small amounts of The Okinawan magazine in your organization at a discounted rate, feel free to contact us for more info.
Warmly from Okinawa,
Miguel Da Luz
Editor-In-Chief of The Okinawan
Okinawa Media Planning Co. Ltd.
1-1-18-20 Minatomachi, Naha City Okinawa JAPAN 900-0001
TEL: +81-98-863-5514 FAX: +81-98-863-5574 __________________"