Chiyo Kajiwara

Chiyo Kajiwara

She was born on 7 November 1912. Her maiden name is Chiyo Uwatte. She was a housewife. Her family includes Shige Uwatte (mother; nee Shige Sugihara), Hichizo Uwatte (father), Kazuo Kajiwara (husband), Mitsuru Kajiwara (son) and Ken Kajiwara (son). Her home address is listed as Steveston, BC. Knight Inlet Cannery, BC is listed as a former address. She was forcibly uprooted to Lethbridge, AB.


Regularized NameChiyo Kajiwara
Custodian Identification Number14832
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Lethbridge, AB
Residence (before uprooting)Steveston


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.