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Japanese Family Removals from Saltspring Island

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Japanese Family Removals from Saltspring Island

February 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Presentation by Brian Small Shaw who has written numerous articles and given many presentations on the Japanese individuals and families who lived on Saltspring Island. His recent book is titled “As If They Were the Enemy: The Dispossession of Japanese Canadians on Saltspring Island” (2020)

7PM, Virtual via Zoom. Free for members. Access link will be sent to members preceding the meeting.

Brian Smallshaw has a master’s degree in history from the University of Victoria. His interest in trans-Pacific history dates from his period of residence in Asia. He lived for many years in Japan prior to moving to Saltspring Island in British Columbia. His current studies centre on the dispossession of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War.