Art Miki National Leadership Award

Art MikiThe Art Miki National Leadership Award is given every two years to an individual who has shown leadership and who has made outstanding contributions to strengthen the Japanese Canadian community at both the local and the national levels. It is a lasting acknowledgement to the pivotal role played by Dr. Miki in the Redress Settlement of 1988 with the Government of Canada as well as his continued advocacy for human rights for all Canadians. The Award – formerly known as the NAJC National Award – is the highest award given by this organization.

For leadership at local and national level

 


Art Miki National Leadership Award
(formerly the NAJC National Award) For leadership at local and national level

2017: Bryce Kanbara

2015: Maryka Omatsu

2013: Mary & Tosh Kitagawa

2010: Ann Sunahara (exception made)

2009: Keiko Miki

2007: Tony Tamayose

2005: Jesse Nishihata

2003: Gordon Hirabayashi

2001: Joy Kogawa

1999: Henry Shimizu

1997: Roy Inouye

1995: Audrey Kobayashi

1993: Harold Hirose

1991: Roger Obata

1989: Art Miki