1977 - Japanese Canadian Centennial

Japanese Canadian Centennial

Japanese Canadian Centennial is celebrated by Nikkei communities all across Canada. The first Powell Street Festival takes place at Oppenheimer Park in Vancouver’s downtown eastside, the pre-war home of the Japanese Canadian community.

Image : Odori at the first Powell Street Festival, Oppenheimer Park, Vancouver, B.C., 1977.

Tamio Wakayama, photographer
From Tamio Wakayama, Kikyo: Coming Home to Powell Street, Madeira Park, B.C.: Harbour Publishing, 1992, p. 31
1992
© Harbour Publishing


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