ARC-1288 BOX 08

ARC-1288 BOX 08

Description

Title Proper ARC-1288 BOX 08
Date(s) 1922-1943
General material designation
This series contains 6 textual records.
Scope and content
This series comprises six files containing the following: letters in English protesting the cutting of Japanese Canadian fishing licenses; records, including leases of property, in Japanese and English; documents pertaining to the Skeena Fisherman's Association and Japanese Canadian fishermen in the Skeena region; Grace and Angus MacInnis's "Oriental-Canadians... Outcasts or Citizens?"; George Tanaka's "The Free Man: Comments"; the Japanese language memoirs of K┼Źnosuke Nishikihama; and letters in English pertaining to T. Nishimura.
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition
The digital copies of the records were acquired by the Landscapes of Injustice Research Collective between 2014 and 2018.

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ARC-1288 BOX 08
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Terminology

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.