Hybrid event – The Vow from Hiroshima

Setsuko Thurlow: Q&A and film screening ”The Vow from Hiroshima” Thu, Mar 21, 2024 3:00pm – 5:00pm PDT (4:00pm – 6:00pm MDT/ 5:00pm – 7:00pm CDT/ 6:00pm – 8:00pm EDT ) Film & Q&A session with Setsuko Thurlow The Vow from Hiroshima (広島の誓い, Susan Strickler, 82 minutes, 2019) More details, https://events.uvic.ca/capi/event/85673-setsuko-thurlow-qa-and-film-screening-the-vow-from-hir   More details, https://events.uvic.ca/capi/event/85673-setsuko-thurlow-qa-and-film-screening-the-vow-from-hir...Continue reading

Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society’s Virtual Japanese Cultural Fair

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of our member organizations to cancel major cultural celebrations that were planned in 2020. As an example, the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society were not able to hold their annual Japanese Cultural Fair, which has been held over the past twenty years. Aside from disappointing the 1000+ attendees that come...


OUR GOAL FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION The NAJC has a mandate to publicly educate learners – of all ages – about our history which includes  forced uprooting & internment, dispossession & dispersal, and redress & renewal. Our goal is to ensure this history is taught in Canadian schools. We are open to support multiple initiatives on this topic. One...Continue reading

Victoria News

Dr. Pamela Sugiman PhD. Lecture at the Royal BC Museum By Roy Katsuyama On January 28, 2018, Dr. Pamela Sugiman presented a lecture about the Japanese Canadian internment. The title of the talk was, “Acts of Kindness and Complicity: The silence of bystanders and eyewitnesses to the dispossession and internment of Japanese Canadians” The following synopsis...Continue reading

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