Susan Aihoshi


Asahi baseball team: Canada's Virtual Museum offers a wonderful exhibit detailing the exploits of the famed west coast team until their disbanding after Pearl Harbor.

The Bulletin: An online newsletter published by the Japanese Canadian Citizens Association based in Vancouver.

Canadian Nikkei: This site has a useful timeline outlining the history of the Japanese in Canada from their first arrival to modern times.

Dear Canada: Scholastic Canada's series of fictional diaries about real historical events brings Canadian history to life for young people.

Force of Nature/The Legacy: Sturla Gunnarsson's documentary on David Suzuki, chronicling the scientist's life and thoughts.

Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre: The gathering point for people of Japanese heritage in the Great Toronto area, the centre provides workshops, cultural classes and other activities as well as hosting conferences and art and photography exhibits.

Japanese Canadian History: A website primarily for teachers with information and resources about Japanese Canadians.

Kogawa House: Joy Kogawa's childhood home in Vancouver was purchased by the Land Conservancy of B.C. in 2006 and is home to a writer-in-residence program.

National Association of Japanese Canadians: An organization that focuses on human rights and community development.

The Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, located in Burnaby, B.C. is the Lower Mainland's primary resource for exploring, sharing and preserving Japanese Canadian culture.

The Nikkei Voice: A bilingual English and Japanese monthly newspaper.

Obachan's Garden: A documentary film by Linda Ohama about her grandmother, who came to Canada as a 'picture bride' lived through the internment years and is reunited with a long lost daughter.

Vanishing B.C. Japanese Canadian internment sites in the Slocan Valley: An interesting site from watercolour artist Michael Kluckner, who has painted many abandoned villages and buildings throughout B.C.