Marpole Monogatari – Community

In contrast to the larger and more concentrated communities in pre-War Powell Street or Steveston, Japanese Canadians in Marpole tended to intermingle more with non-Japanese. Former residents, descendants and associates talk about the positive and negative aspects of interactions with neighbours at school, shopping, and sports.

Writer and host: Raymond Nakamura
Researcher: Linda Kawamoto Reid
Editing and original music: Itamar Sitbon

Image: Marpole Basketball Team, ca.1941. From left to right, the young men are identified as Jinx Miike, Mush Fukumoto, Curly Nakagawa, Mr Fujioka, and Sub Miike. JCCC 2014.02.01.06

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