Yone Sakata

Yone Sakata

She was born on 6 December 1889. Her maiden name is Yone Shoji. She was a housewife. Her family includes Isunekichi Shoji (father), Eichi Sakata (son), Asao Sakata (son), Shozo Sakata (son), and Tomizo Sakata (son). Her home address is listed as P.O. Box 419, Gulf of Georgia Cannery, Steveston, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to Ashcroft, BC.


Regularized NameYone Sakata
Custodian Identification Number6759
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)Ashcroft, BC
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.