U of S remembers Japanese Canadian internment

The Diefenbaker Canada Centre (DCC) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) is hosting an event this weekend commemorating the Japanese Canadian experience of internment and fight for redress.

The public is invited to join the DCC to remember this period in Canadian history. The event is being held in conjunction with the hosting of a traveling exhibit from the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre entitled A Call for Justice: The Fight for Japanese Canadian Redress (1977-1988).

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015
2 pm, Diefenbaker Building Lobby
101 Diefenbaker Place
University of Saskatchewan

The program will include remarks from Mr. Victor Sawa, Honourary Consul General of Japan in Saskatchewan, Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison, along with performances by Living Sky Taiko, Violinist Shion Tamashiro & Joseph Naytawhow. This event is open to the public and free to attend.

For more information, contact:
Terresa Ann DeMong
Manager, Diefenbaker Canada Centre
University of Saskatchewan
W: 306-966-8382 C: 306-260-9566

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