Saturday, July 31, 2010

Japanese on Mayne Island, British Columbia!

The Japanese pioneers of Mayne Island, the second generations were Canadians, but were sent to internment camp during the war!

A plaque to remember the first Japanese pioneers on Mayne island in the 1900!

The famous Japanese Garden on Mayne Island to remember the Japanese families who were victims of war!

Totem poles in remembrance of the Japanese who once settled on Mayne island!

Names of the Japanese families who settled on Mayne island but later placed in an internment camp in the interior of Canada during the second world war

They came as early as 1900 to Mayne Island but when Japanese bombed Pearl harbour they were all rounded up and sent to internment camps until the war is over.

Istana Seri Menanti

Istana Seri Menanti
The old Istana which is now a museum.