In July 1942, the Tashme Internment Camp, the largest in Canada, opened its doors to Japanese Canadians who had been ordered removed from the coast ...
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Norm Ibuki (NI): From your research, what was it like to be Japanese Canadian in those days before, during, and immediately after ...
Having grown up Sansei in Ontario, I have often wondered if the World War Two internment experience is truly behind our families or if there ...
Itoko Nishida, who lived from 1891 to 1987, was originally from Hiroshima-ken before she left Japan to become a picture bride to Kaichi Imada, who ...
Nisei growing up on Powell Streets in the ’30s didn’t have that many toys so they had to improvise. Some boys picked chestnuts off ...
If there’s one thing we have a lot of here at the Nikkei National Museum (NNM), it’s photographs—we are always sifting through ...
How you identify culturally is almost an internal dialogue with yourself. But an eye-opener for me while making All Our Father’s Relations was how ...
When I was nineteen years old, I moved to Japan for a year to work with no life experience outside of Canada. Japan was a ...
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Can you talk about your own path to becoming a teacher?
My path to becoming a teacher is not a straight one ...
In 2016, how does one go about learning to be Nikkei and more to the point of this interview, teach it? On the drive into ...
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