The places index is an inventory of 290 locations encoded in the LOI special collections. Most of the places are in British Columbia at sites of uprooting and incarceration centres. Places of labour, such as beet-farm locations, and post-war settlement centres are also featured in this index.



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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.