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#MyBaachan 47. Japanese Canadian Centennial


By coincidence, 1977 was also the Centennial of the arrival of Manzo Nagano. Here is the logo from those celebrations. I think it is a nice logo the way it combines the maple leaf and the sakura as a symbol of Japanese Canadian heritage. I used to have a T-shirt with this logo on it. These celebrations led to a raising of awareness within the Japanese Canadian community of Japanese Canadian history, which it seems many had not spoken about. In Vancouver, this was the year the Powell Street Festival began and still continues.


#My Baachan 48. Redress

#MyBaachan 46. 88th Birthday Party