1256: Masuichi Saiki

1256: Masuichi Saiki

Masuichi Saiki

Saiki was born on 02 January 1895. He was a fisherman employed by Claxton Cannery, Skeena, BC. His family includes Yaju Saiki (father; in Japan), Hanako Saiki (wife; nee Hanako Okada), and Sachiko Saiki (daughter; in Japan). He lived at Claxton Cannery, Skeena, BC, was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC, and was exiled to Japan on 17 June 1946. His listed seized property includes: household belongings; tools.
Sex M
Date of Birth 02 January 1895
Nationality Naturalized Canadian
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Date exiled to Japan 17 June 1946
Locations before uprooting
C-9316 (1661-1671)
Type Person
Custodian Number 1256
Name Masuichi Saiki
Not Before: 26 March 1942
Not After: 20 October 1946



1256: Masuichi Saiki


Metadata Author: Erin Chan
Publication Information: See Terms of Use for publication and licensing information.


Readers of these historical materials will encounter derogatory references to Japanese Canadians and euphemisms used to obscure the intent and impacts of the internment and dispossession. While these are important realities of the history, the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective urges users to carefully consider their own terminological choices in writing and speaking about this topic today as we confront past injustice. See our statement on terminology, and related sources here.