Kinori Oka – Nikkei Women series, episode 2

The Nikkei Women series introduces you to Kinori Oka (née Shinohara) who arrived in Canada as a picture bride.

If you are listening to this podcast at the time of release you may like to check out an event all about picture brides on August 11, 2021.

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Host: Julie Tamiko Manning
Sound editing: Matthew Armstrong

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