ACVI Inauguration in Duncan

On July 28 a public gathering was held at the Cowichan Valley Museum and Archives in Duncan to mark the inauguration of the ‘Asian Canadians on Vancouver Island’ project, a partnership between UVIC and local museums on Vancouver Island.

Michael Abe of the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society speaks about his family roots in nearby Paldi.

Michael Abe of the Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society speaks about his family roots in nearby Paldi.

Sonia Manak, a UVIC graduate student in education who grew up in Duncan and is an intern with the Asian Canadians on Vancouver Island project, speaks about her hopes that the project will help educate the next generations.

Sonia Manak, a UVIC graduate student in education who grew up in Duncan and is an intern with the Asian Canadians on Vancouver Island project, speaks about her hopes that the project will help educate the next generations.