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Saltspring Island Field Trip

With Rose Murakami at the Heiwa Garden Yesterday it was my pleasure to guide a group of ACVI researchers around Saltspring Island where I live. We got to some important sites for the Asian-Canadian history of the island and learned about some of the cultures that have been prominent in its history. In the morning the group…

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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. Sonia Manak, a…

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Cowichan Valley Project Launch

The Cowichan Valley Museum & Archives and the University of Victoria to launch a partnership project highlighting the stories of Asian Canadian communities in the Cowichan Valley on July 29, 2015 . This project, also involving Lake Cowichan ’s Kaatza Station Museum, is a new community-based initiative in archival research which aims…

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