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Japanese Canadian Legacy Monument meeting

  • 22 Aug 2023
  • 23 Aug 2023
  • 2 sessions
  • 22 Aug 2023, 7:00 PM 8:00 PM (MDT)
  • 23 Aug 2023, 1:00 PM 2:00 PM (MDT)
  • EJCA Centre


  • This session will be part of the Matsu no Kai meeting. Non-Matsu no Kai members can join the session.

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Japanese Canadian Legacy Monument Database 

You are invited to an information session of the Japanese Canadian Legacy Monument Database Project.

Location: EJCA Centre

Date/Time: Session 1 - Tuesday, August 22, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

                   Session 2 - Wednesday, August 23, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                   Session 1 and Session 2 are identical sessions. Please join one session.

Presenter: Michael Abe, University of Victoria

If you are a Matsu no kai member and attending the Matsu no Kai meeting on Wednesday, August 23, no registration is required. 

Non Matsu no Mai members are welcome to the Wednesday session, please register.

Exciting progress is being made by the JC Legacy Monument Database team led by University of Victoria’s Michael Abe curating the list of names of JCs forcibly uprooted from coastal BC, disambiguating 14,500 case files digitized through Landscapes of Injustice, plus researching over 30 other lists. The final list of names will be preserved
permanently on a monument legacy wall at a location near the BC Legislature in Victoria.

We need your help
The Monument Database team is currently travelling to JC communities across Canada to introduce the monument project and share how the community can help ensure the names and place of origin are correct. Look for our booth at community outreach events or contact us via email.


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