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Landscapes of Injustice Newsletter Winter 2018

Message from the Project Director- Jordan Stanger-Ross What a time to be directing Landscapes of Injustice! As recipients of this newsletter (and especially members of the Collective) will know, we’ve been preparing for some time for the transition this spring...

Part 7 Kizuna

Photograph of the Ebisuzaki family, taken at Stanley Park in 1930 when the Ebisuzaki boys (Kentaro and Kojiro, that is) arrived in Vancouver. The photograph is from Nancy Morishita’s private collection, and here used with her permission. Part 7 of the series,...

Part 6 Negotiating the Dispossession

A family photo of the Ebisuzaki and Morishita families and workers of their store, early 1942, from Nancy Morishita's private collections. Part 6 of the series, Community Records and the Human Experiences of the Uprooting of Japanese Canadians, by Eiji Okawa and...

Part 5 The Dissolution of a Store

Part 5 of Community Records and the Human Experiences of the Dispossession of Japanese Canadians. By Eiji Okawa and Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective (eokawa.nikkeiplace@gmail.com) What happened to Japanese Canadian businesses that were seized and liquidated...

Part 4 1942

Part 4 of the series, Community Records and the Human Experiences of the Uprooting of Japanese Canadians, by Eiji Okawa and Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective “We were as uproarious as potatoes being washed in a tub of water” (oke no kuchi de arawareru imo no...

Part 3 Powell Town After the Outbreak of the Pacific War 1941-1942

Funeral Procession Jackson and Powell ca. 1927. Photo W.J Moore. Public Domain. A63536 Powell Town after the Outbreak of the Pacific War, 1941-1942, by Tsutae Sato Translated with preface by Eiji Okawa and Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective, part 3 of the...