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
This podcast is made possible through financial support from the Yosef Wosk Publication Fund at Vancouver Heritage Foundation, and TECHNATION Career Ready Program.