Nikkei Women series
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 survived through the Japanese Canadian internment will be presented by Julie Tamiko Manning.
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Image: Irene Uchida NNM 2017.3.1.1.1
We present stories of Marpole, Vancouver, British Columbia where Japanese Canadians lived, worked, and built a community before they were forcibly uprooted and relocated in 1942.
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This podcast is made possible through financial support from the Yosef Wosk Publication Grant, the Vancouver Heritage Foundation, and TECHNATION Career Ready Program.
Image: L-R: Yachiyo Miike and Mitsuye Miike in front of neighbour’s house in Marpole. Circa 1929. Courtesy of Barb Miike Gravlin.
Stories From the Stage: 2020-21
In the age of social distancing, performing artist Kunji Mark Ikeda takes the reins of Sounds Japanese Canadian to Me to lead a series of in-depth conversations with some of today’s most exciting Japanese Canadian performing artists.
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, Calgary Arts Development, and the Rozsa Foundation.
Season 1: 2013-2017
Sounds Japanese Canadian to Me is a monthly podcast hosted by Raymond Nakamura and staff members at the Nikkei National Museum. They sit around a microphone (usually in the museum’s collection vault – for ambience) and have a casual discussion on a chosen Japanese Canadian topic. The goal of this endeavour is to entertain and wow people about Japanese Canadian history and culture.