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80 Years Since the Internment of Japanese Canadians

Part 3: Nikkei Communities in Canada and the “Imperial Headquarters Announcement”

Yusuke Tanaka

After World War I, Japan joined the League of Nations and the Anglo-Japanese Alliance was annulled. The extension of the Anglo-Japanese Alliance was strongly opposed by the British Dominion of Canada. Canada distanced itself from Britain, strengthened its autonomy, and placed greater importance on friendly relations with the United States for its …

80 Years Since the Internment of Japanese Canadians

Part 2: The Removal of “Men Only” Expanded to “All Japanese Canadian”

Yusuke Tanaka

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80 Years Since the Internment of Japanese Canadians

Part 1: How the Nikkei were dragged into war

Yusuke Tanaka


Ohitori-sama Osechi Table

Yusuke Tanaka

From Delta to Omicron. The year 2021, too, passed by like a flash in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Entertainer in Japan under GHQ occupation: Japanese-Canadian Nisei actor and singer Sally (Satoshi) Nakamura

Yusuke Tanaka


Songs of Memories of a Caregiver—A House Where the Memories of a Canadian Japanese Family Lived

Yusuke Tanaka

The Japanese verb Sumu consists of three homonyms which include 住む (to live), 澄む (to become clear), and 済む (to finish). These three homonyms were etymologically derived from the same verb. If you try to put these three on a timeline, then you will see a time flow of past, …

Legacy of Vancouver Asahi revived in the life of players and their descendants

Yusuke Tanaka

As I was reading Yobun Shima’s “Family History of Kenichi Doi, Vancouver Asahi pitcher in 1926” submitted to the series “More Than a Game: Nikkei Sports,” the past 30 years of my life with the Asahi flashed through my mind. This is my memoir of the Asahi.

Kizuna 2020: Nikkei Kindness and Solidarity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Waves of Pandemics and the Prewar Japanese Canadian Community

Yusuke Tanaka

The 1918 influenza epidemic swept the world for two years, infecting 500 million people and killing approximately 50 million. The outbreak first infected World War I soldiers on the battlefield, and the pandemic occurred as the soldiers returned home from the war zone, spreading the virus all around the world. …

Sporting Niseis of 1930s: Posing on Camera - Part 2

Yusuke Tanaka

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Immigrated to Canada in 1986. BA in Sociology from Waseda University. A freelance writer for the Japanese media; a regular columnist for Vancouver-based JCCA Bulletin and Fraser Journal since 2012. Former Japanese editor of the Nikkei Voice (1989-2012). Co-founder of the Katari Japanese Storytellers since 1994. Lecturer on the Nikkei history at various universities in Japan. His translation Horonigai Shori, the Japanese edition of Bittersweet Passage by Maryka Omatsu was awarded The 4th Canadian Prime Minister Award for Publishing in 1993.

Interesses sobre os nikkeis

  • histórias comunitárias
  • histórias familiares
  • culinária japonesa/nikkei
  • bairros japoneses
  • films/music

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