Yutaka Tanabe

Yutaka Tanabe

He was born on 3 December 1921. He was a fisherman employed by Nelson Brothers Fisheries, Steveston, BC. His family includes Tomiye Tanabe (mother) and Komataro Tanabe (father). His home address is listed as Steveston, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Shelley, MB.


Regularized NameYutaka Tanabe
Custodian Identification Number2479
NationalityCanadian born
Residence (after uprooting)Shelley, MB
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.