Zenei Motomochi

Zenei Motomochi


Surname (Japanese)元持
Forename (Japanese)善衞
Regularized Name元持 善衞
Surname (Romanized Japanese)Motomochi
Forename (Romanized Japanese)Zenei
Regularized NameZenei Motomochi
AddrLine 329 Powell Street
SettlementVancouver, British Columbia


Powell Street Neighbourhood Streets (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.