The Story of Oikawa Island

The Story of Oikawa Island By Lorene Oikawa, Past President NAJC In 2024, the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC) is looking at geographic locations where Japanese Canadians lived after migrating to Canada, since the 1800s, and where they were incarcerated in 1942. My uncle, George Oikawa, told me about the time he went to...

7 Potatoes Society Funding report

The Central Vancouver Island Japanese Canadian Cultural Society (aka 7 Potatoes) received a Community Renewal grant. The grant helped us to purchase equipment, supplies, and signage for our events, supported facility rentals and honoraria for paid entertainment to support our six events in the year. The new supplies have enabled us to have better signage...Continue reading

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