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The Paper Issue 122 (Fall 2016)

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  • Kade Chan Wows 2016 Convention, by Diego Becerra 10-11
  • 2017: British Origami Society 50th Celebration, by Mick Guy 18
  • Origami Tsunami, by Alex Matthews 18
  • Curator, Bernie Peyton, Finds Out “How Deep the Water Is”, by Bernie Peyton 20-22
  • The Magnificent Seven Folders, by Andrew Cribb 24-25
  • The Origami Cosmic Web, by Mark Neyrinck 26-27
  • Folding by a Glacier in Alaska, by Norm Budnitz 28-29

From The Home-Office

  • Letter from the President 3
  • Elephants for the Record 3
  • 2016 Origami USA Annual Convention 4-6
  • Oversize Competition: Can't be More Fun! 12-13
  • Origami by Children 14-17
  • Mary Gordon's Advice 15
  • Reflecting on This Year's Competition 17
  • Michael Shall Award Winners for 2016 19
  • Ranana J. Benjamin Teaching Award 19
  • The Ancient and Noble Crane 23
  • The History of the Hiden Senbazuru Orikata 23
  • Folders of the Exhibition pieces 23
  • News from The Source 30-31
  • Calendar 32


  • Rabbit, by Tomoko Fuse 7-9