Hana Hamano

Hana Hamano

She was born on 13 March 1893. She was a cannery worker employed by Claxton Cannery, Skeena River, BC. Her family includes Shoyemon Hamano (husband; deceased). Her home address is listed as Claxton Cannery, Skeena River, BC. 409 Alexander Street, Vancouver, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Slocan, BC.


Regularized NameHana Hamano
Custodian Identification Number492
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Slocan, BC
Residence (before uprooting)Skeena River


Custodian Case Files (1)


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.