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インタビューの筆記録 (英語)

  1. 2010-004 Fred Sasaki Transcript Part 1
  2. 2010-022 Raymond Moriyama Transcript
  3. 2010-024 Fred Sunahara Transcript
  4. 2010-009 Bill Hashizume Transcript
  5. 2010-006 Kim Wakabayashi Transcript
  6. 2010-008 Mits Ito Transcript
  7. 2010-007 Shizuko Kadoguchi Transcript
  8. 2010-005 Pat Adachi Transcript
  9. 2010-010 Kinzie Tanaka Transcript
  10. 2010-030 Mickey Matsubayashi Transcript
  11. 2010-015 Ted Nishi Transcript
  12. 2010-020 Peter Wakayama Transcript
  13. 2010-019 Harold Yoneyama Transcript
  14. 2010-003 Rose Kutsukake Transcript
  15. 2010-021 Sue Kai Transcript
  16. 2010-023 Sid Ikeda Transcript
  17. 2010-028 David Azuma Transcript
  18. 2010-044 Roy Honda Transcript
  19. 2010-052 to 2010-055 Group Interview: Tosh Hashimoto, James Koyanagi, George Masuda, Frank Shimoda Transcript

Feature of the month

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During the two decades before WWII, Japanese Canadian isseis were settling down as they transitioned from manual labours to owning small businesses and land for farming. By the 1930s, Japanese Canadian farmers in the Fraser Valley, British Columbia were producing 85% of the berries grown in the region. This month’s Sedai Feature, Stony Wakayama talks about his childhood growing up on a strawberry and poultry farm in Ruskin nestled in the Fraser Valley in British Columbia. 

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Known for her role in CBC's "Radio Revolution", Margaret Keiko Lyons talks about family's expectations as a Japanese Canadian woman. Learn how Margaret broke the mold when married outside of the Japanese Canadian community, their move to London, England, and how she worked her way up in broadcasting and journalism at the BBC. 

Interviewer: Connie Sugiyama
Date: July 16, 2010
Accession number: 2010-036

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Jean's parents and older siblings moved to Vancouver, BC in 1933 from Fort McCloud, AB. Jean was born at St Paul Hospital, Vancouver in 1933 and in 1935, her sister, fondly known as Flo was born. Soon, her family decided Jean and Flo would migrate to Japan where their Obasan (grandmother) lived. Life was not easy for the three in Japan especially during WWII when they were separated from their family in Canada. This interview documents when Jean, Flo, and Obasan received news in the Fall of 1948 that they would be moving back to Canada to reunite with their family, who were settled in Toronto, ON. Their journey started on September, 25 1948 and they only arrived in Toronto on October 12, 1948. In this short clip, Jean retells her journey from Yokohama to Hawaii, San Francisco, and finally to Toronto by way of ship and railway. 

Interviewer: Lisa Uyeda
Date: June 24, 2010
Accession number: 2010-031

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Kinzie Tanaka, a member of the group of nisei progressives who lived at 84 Gerrard Street in Toronto, Ontario from the 1940s. Tanaka described how he received permission to join his brother George Tanaka in Toronto and talked of his first impressions of the city. Together with figures like Dave Watanabe, Roger Obata, and Kunio Hidaka, they form early Japanese Canadian organizations that worked to fight for the rights of Japanese Canadians. Their work alongside other similar organizations in Alberta, Manitoba, and Quebec gained momentum and in 1947, the National Japanese Canadian Citizen Association (NJCCA) was formed. Today NJCCA is better known as the National Association of Japanese Canadians (NAJC).

Interviewer: Dan Toguri and Tak Yano
Date: June 8, 2006
Accession number: 2010-010

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Ted Nishi speaks about the integration of Japanese language school and the English school in Steveston, BC. Ted’s father was from Mio, Wakayama. Prior to Steveston, he migrated from Japan to the United States.

Interviewer: Connie Sugiyama
Date: March 31, 2009
Accession number: 2010-015

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It was only in 1945 that Yatabe, along with other nisei men wanting to serve were finally allowed to enlist. Some of them received training at the S-20 Japanese Language School as the British Army were in need of translators. Yatabe also speaks about the nisei veterans who continue to serve in Southeast Asia for the Canadian Intelligence Corp after World War II.

Interviewer: Peter Wakayama
Date: March 31, 2009
Accession number: 2010-017

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One of the common workplace for Japanese Canadians during the early 20th century was in the sawmills. Roy discusses his family living in White Rock, B.C. because his father was working at the sawmill in White Rock. There, housing was provided for single workers and families like Roy’s. Roy also gives us an insight on the laborious work that went into making paper in the sawmills.

Interviewer: Lisa Uyeda
Date: July 29, 2010
Accession number: 2010-044

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Listen to Kay as she talks about her family's history, specifically how her grandfather and father migrated to Hawaii as contract workers in pineapple plantations and how her father transmigrated to Canada as a teenager.

Interviewer: Lisa Uyeda
Date: July 29, 2010
Accession number: 2010-043

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Mary’s father arrived in New Westminster, BC from Shiga-ken in 1897 as a teenager. He worked in various trade including fishing, sawmill, and lumber. Like most issei men, he would marry and with Mary’s mother, have children and form their own family. By 1930, they were able to start a small business with their savings. Listen to Mary as she recalls her family’s business near Granville Street in Vancouver.

Interviewer: Lisa Uyeda
Date: September 16, 2011
Accession number: 2011-259

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Joe Ohori worked for the Canadian Pacific Airlines in the 1960 and was part of a team that was instrumental in cultivating Canada as the destination for skiing especially for Japanese travellers. Listen to Joe as he recalls how his team worked tirelessly to bring Yūichirō Miura, one of Japan's finest skier who took on Mount Everest, when everybody scoffed at their small budget.

Interviewer: Lisa Uyeda
Date: September 13, 2011
Accession number: 2011-258

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Mits Ito speaks about his experience growing up in Mission, British Columbia, from attending Japanese school to playing marbles with his friends.

Interviewer: Mary Ito
Date: March 23, 2005
Accession number: 2010-008

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Sid Ikeda recollects the planning of the Japanese Canadian Centennial celebration during his tenure as president of the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. The centennial celebration that brought the Japanese Canadian community together had an enduring influence on the community including the fight for redress and the establishment of the Momiji Health Care Society.

Interviewer: Lorene Nagata
Date: December 23, 2009
Accession number: 2010-023

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Dr. Fred Sunahara was one of the founders of Momiji Health Care Society that was originally established to serve the issei generation in Toronto. In this clip, Dr. Sunahara recounts the early days of Momiji.

Interviewer: Lorene Nagata
Date: December 23, 2009
Accession number: 2010-024

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This video is about Harry Yoshida's issei parents' migration to Canada. He discusses his paternal family's background and his father's education in the United States of America before moving to Canada. 

Interviewer: Lisa Uyeda
Date: September 10, 2010
Accession number: 2010-060

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This video is about Mary Matsui's parents migrating to Canada in the early 20th century. She talks about how the death of her grandfather in Canada impacted her father's livelihood at the age of 14 and her parent's marriage.

Interviewer: Lisa Uyeda
Date: September 9, 2010
Accession number: 2010-059

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Yoshiye Kosaka describes her mother's process for making sake for the New Years.

Interviewer: Lisa Uyeda
Date: July 26, 2011
Accession number: 2011-207

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Kunio Suyama was born on the eve of Christmas in 1927. Listen to Kunio describes different celebrations during his youth, from mikan (small variety of tangerines) in his Christmas stockings to making mochi for New Year's celebrations.

Date: August 23, 2011
Interviewer: Lisa Uyeda
Accession number: 2011-235

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Known for her role in CBC's "Radio Revolution", Margaret Keiko Lyons discusses diversity in radio and television during her tenure at CBC; her philosophy in diversifying the workplace and giving credit to women who paved the way in broadcasting.

Interviewer: Connie Sugiyama
Videographer: Lisa Uyeda
Date: July 16, 2010

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An icon for the Japanese Canadian community, architect Raymond Moriyama recollects a fond memory from his childhood of his grandfather imparting wisdom. 

Interviewer: Peter Wakayama
Date: December 18, 2019
Artwork by Hajime Sawada
Accession number: 2010-022

 

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Born in Courtenay Vancouver Island BC , Roy recalls his memories of Sandon, Slocan, and moving East to Ontario where he recognizes the support from the Jewish communities. In this clip, Roy discusses the discrimination faced by his classmate who was Norwegian. Watch more of Roy's interview: https://vimeo.com/340218894

Interviewer: Lisa Uyeda
Date: January 6, 2012

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Mits Sumiya describes his experience in a Prisoner of War camp. 
 

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Born in Vancouver BC, Keo reaccounts living in Tashme until his family moved to Japan. Keo shares his memories about overcoming the difficult animosity while living in Japan and his return to Canada

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