The Nikkei National Museum presents a Speakers Series by Masako and Stanley Fukawa about Nikkei fishermen stories from their acclaimed books and some untold stories of the Japanese Canadian fishing community on October 4 at 7pm at the Nikkei Centre, 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC. Masako and Stanley Fukawa are authors of award winning books: Nikkei Fishermen on the BC Coast, Their Biographies and Photographs (Honorable Mention by the BC Historical Federation for historical writing in 2007) and Spirit of the Nikkei Fleet: BC’s Japanese Canadian Fishermen (2010 Canada-Japan Literary Award, 2nd place in the B.C. Historical Federation for historical writing in 2009 and a finalist for the Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award 2009). This talk is held in conjunction with the exhibit Ryoshi: Nikkei Fishermen of the BC Coast currently on display at the Nikkei Centre.
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