TAIKEN: Generations of Resilience

Ongoing

Free

Explore Japanese Canadian history and continuing heritage on the walls of the upper level of Nikkei Centre. Learn about the first immigrants from Japan to Canada; vibrant prewar communities in British Columbia; forced dispersal across Canada; and continuing stories of civil rights and Japanese heritage in Canada.

Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm (also available to view when building is open for events/programs)

Credits

We acknowledge the entire team of staff and volunteers at the NNMCC who are dedicated to honour, preserve, and share the history and heritage of Japanese Canadians and Japanese culture in Canada.
Original exhibit curation (Taiken: Japanese Canadians since 1877) | Beth Carter, Naomi Horii
New exhibit curation | Carolyn Nakagawa, Sherri Kajiwara
Project oversight | Karah Goshinmon Foster
Research and administrative support | Linda Kawamoto Reid, Lisa Uyeda, Nigel Town, Megan Hsu
Additional support | Patrick Fujisawa, Trisha Roberson

Graphic design | Ria Kawaguchi
French translation and editing | Nicholas Masse, Charlotte Maus
Japanese translation and editing | Keiko Kaneko, Masumi Izumi

Printing and installation | East Van Vinyl

Thank you

It took a community to create this exhibit. Below is a list of people whose contributions played a valuable role in the curation of Taiken: Generations of Resilience.

Adam PW Smith
Angela Chao
Art Miki
Ayla Brown
BC ALPHA
Bud Sakamoto
Cary Sakiyama
Cathy English
Clyde Tallio
Connie Kadota
Dan Nomura
Dave Mitsui
David Iwaasa
David Tsubouchi
Dianne Edwards
Don Mukai
Dora Kwok
Doug Munday
Frances Nakanishi
Fumi Torigai
Grace Eiko Thomson
Greg Miyanaga
Imogene Lim
Jean-François Gravel
Jennifer Strang
John Endo Greenaway
Julie Tamiko Manning
Kelly Fleck
Kelvin Higo
Kirsten McAllister
Kiyoshi Okamoto
Laura Stovel
Leslie Komori
Lillian Maguire
Linda Uyehara Hoffman
Lindsay Hill
Lorene Oikawa
Lucas Wright
Lucy Komori
Lynn Deutscher Kobayashi
Mas Fukawa
Masako Fukawa
Maureen Matthews
Mayu Takasaki
Melissa Chung
Melissa Rollit
Mert Horita
Michael Abe
Mike Perry-Whittingham
Mimi Horita
Monique Lariviere
Nadine Nakagawa
Nancy Vales
Naomi Shikaze
Natsuki Abe
Naxaxalts'i
Neil Kishi
Ron Toyota
Ryan Ellan
Sabine Frost
Sachi Komura Rummel
Sachiko Okuda
Sandra Kadowaki
Sarah Hern
Satoko Norimatsu
Sheela Kishi
Shinobu Homma
Shoko Mukai
Susanne Tabata
Tami Brown
Theresa Tremaine
Trish Weaver
Tyler Stewart