Japanese Canadian Experience

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Within the Barbed Wire Fence

A Japanese Man's Account of his Internment in Canada

Takeo Nakano immigrated to Canada from Japan in 1920, later marrying and starting a family in his adopted homeland. Takeo’s passion was poetry, and he cultivated the exquisite form known as … ; 144 View
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FOREWORD to New Edition and Preface of original edition

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Discusses that the best way to guard human rights today is to arm ourselves with the knowledge of how easily they were taken in the past. Outlines racial injustice. Also discusses the history of … 12 $1.20 Add
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Prologue:

Woodfibre days

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Talks about life before Pearl Harbour in Woodfibre BC ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Evacuation from Woodfibre

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January 1942, the evacuation of Japanese from Woodfibre ; 4 $0.40 Add
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To Vancouver and on to Yellowhead road camp

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The trip from Vancouver to the work camp ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Life at Yellowhead

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Talks about life at Yellowhead Road Camp ; 6 $0.60 Add
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To Descoigne road camp

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He is moved to Descoigne Road Camp, talks about the country surrounding it ; 6 $0.60 Add
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Life at Descoigne

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talks about life at Descoigne Road Camp ; 6 $0.60 Add
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To Slocan instead of Greenwood

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He is sent to work at slocan instead of joining his family at Greenwood and ensuing arguments with the Security Commission about broken promises ; 6 $0.60 Add
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To jail in Vancouver

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talks about being send to Jail after the association with the Security committee in Slocan ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Transcontinental removal

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The trip from Vancouver to the internment camp in Angler Ontario ; 5 $0.50 Add
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First weeks at Angler

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Outlines the first few weeks at Angler ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Adaptation difficulties

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discusses difficulties he faced in adjusting to Angler, included in it is receiving mail that had been heavily altered so information from home was scarce ; 6 $0.60 Add
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The haiku club

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Discusses the Haiku Club at Angler ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Winter shut-ins

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Discusses winter in the camp including Christmas and the new year ; 6 $0.60 Add
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A civilian casualty

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Discusses one of the camp members who he had known well dying due to appendicistis ; 4 $0.40 Add