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The BC Government and the Dispossession of Japanese Canadians (1941–1949)

The National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) collaborated with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives to produce this publication which is a compilation of opinion pieces from December 2019 and written by John Price. The publication date was to...

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SEAD Program and Cultural Development Fund Applications

The 2020 deadline to return applications for grants from the Sports,Education and Arts Program and the Cultural Development Fund is fast approaching! Please note that all grant applications need to be submitted by June 30, 2020 at 2pm CDT. Cultural Development...

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NAJC Young Leaders Fund Applications

 Supporting young leaders in Japanese Canadian communities across Canada  Community • Culture • Heritage The Young Leaders Committee of the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) is proud to manage the Young Leaders Fund to support youth across Canada, giving...

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Burning Province

The TORONTO NAJC presents Burning Province Poems, plays & prose in a time of a pandemic and protests Tuesday, June 23, 2020 7:30 – 8:30pm EDT REGISTRATION Introducing poet Michael Prior currently living in St. Paul (Twin Cities), Minnesota...

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NAJC Mask-making Workshop

Skip the controversy of wearing masks. Covid has brought masks into the mainstream as an essential wardrobe item. Join costume designer, poet, woman of theatre Laura Fukumoto for a fun and engaging mask-making workshop and learn to make your...

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TADAIMA! A Community Virtual Pilgrimage

Tadaima! is a collaborative undertaking that brings together representatives from many different parts of the Nikkei community, including Canadians, as well as scholars, artists, and educators committed to actively memorializing the history of Japanese  American incarceration during WWII.  ...

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NAJC会長のメッセージ 2020年6月


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NAJC会長のメッセージ 2020年5月


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To promote and develop a strong Japanese Canadian identity and thereby to strengthen local communities and the national organization. To strive for equal rights and liberties for all persons – in particular, the rights of racial and ethnic minorities.