The Politics of Racism
The Politics of Racism: The Uprooting of Japanese Canadians During the Second World War is the first book to fully document the politics behind the 1942 expulsion order that saw […]
Heritage Minute: Vancouver Asahi
By Historica Canada The following video was created in consultation with the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre. From 1914-1941, the Vancouver Asahi were one of city’s most dominant amateur […]
Swimming Upstream: Japanese Canadian Struggle for Justice in BC
The following video was created with consultation from the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre. Swimming Upstream powerfully documents the Japanese Canadians’ case vs the BC government for its policies promoting […]
Sounds Japanese Canadian to Me Podcast
Nikkei Women series2021 During the run of the “Iron Willed: Women in STEM” exhibition, we will be sharing stories of Nikkei Women. Lives of remarkable Japanese Canadian women who have […]
Ask an Elder
Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre hosts hundreds of students each year. They visit us to learn about Japanese culture and Japanese Canadian history and heritage. Many of these students are […]
Taiken: History Mystery Card Game
Taiken: History Mystery is an interactive educational card game about surviving the Japanese Canadian internment. Ready-to-play printed sets are available through our museum shop. Or, you can download the files below to print […]
20 in 2020
Photo Gallery The 20 in 2020 digitization project includes over 3900 photographs & 35mm negatives preserved in the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre (NNMCC)’s archives that capture the life […]
Nikkei Favourites: Stories and Recipes from the NNMCC Auxiliary
“The recipes in this book together with the authors’ personal anecdotes have been selected by the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre Auxiliary Committee members. The foods created by these […]
Nikkei Book Club
Nikkei Book Club ran in 2016 to read and discuss Nikkei literature in person and online. Check out the blog posts with discussion prompts for both books here. April-May 2016Chorus of […]
How to Wear a Kimono
“How to Wear a Kimono”, featuring Yoko Matsuno, by BCIT journalism students Tiana Mohebi and Nikita Nayak. Learn more about kimono with KimonoPlay online game