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Forum looks at Japanese settlement

The topic of Japanese settlement from early 20th Century to pre-war times will be discussed at the Steveston Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre this Friday.

It’s part of a series of six forums tracing the parallel histories of the Japanese consulate in Vancouver and the Japanese community. Consul General Seiji Okada will talk about consulate activity during this period that began with general stability before relations deteriorated. Steveston resident Jim Kojima will talk about the history of the Japanese fishermen in Steveston from the early years to 1940s.

Following the speakers, there will be a panel discussion. This is a free event open to the public. The talk begins at 7 p.m. at Steveston Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (4111 Moncton St.).

Registrations appreciated at event@vc.mofa.go.jp.

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