Terumi Kuwada Shares Her Family Story

Terumi Kuwada, a Past President of the National Association of Japanese Canadians, shares her family story for the 80th Anniversary of Internment. As we reflect on the 80th Anniversary of the Japanese Canadian Internment, I think of my father, Hisao (Henry) Kuwada, who was born in Japan and considered a higher risk in the name...Continue reading

Connie Kadota shares her family story

We asked Connie Kadota, sansei, third generation Japanese Canadian, filmmaker, retired educator to share her family story for the 80th anniversary of Incarceration and 75th anniversary of the founding of the NAJC. Thinking about these two important anniversaries, I am reminded of my Kadota grandfather Kantaro, my father Charles and my Uncle Gordon.  They were...Continue reading

Terumi Kuwada Reflects on the 2022 Anniversaries for NAJC

National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) President Lorene Oikawa met up with Terumi Kuwada at the Museum of Surrey (MOS). The MOS current exhibit, Broken Promises, looks at the dispossession and resilience of Japanese Canadians. Terumi is one of the past presidents of the NAJC. We asked her to share her thoughts on the 2022...Continue reading

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