Landscapes of Injustice - The Uprooting, Internment and Dispossession of Japanese Canadians

In this workshop we will explore a new resource for the teaching of Japanese Canadian history with a particluar emphasis on the Internment Era (1939-1952). The Landscapes of Injsutice project has created multiple websites dedicated to uncovering and teaching about the uprooting, internment, dipossession and deportation of Japanese Canadians during the 1940s. We will explore the teaching resources, lessons, activites, narrative timeline and rich archival sources found on the Secondary Teacher Resources website. 

Target Audience

Social Studies 10 + Social Studies 11


W02 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

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  • Mike Perry-Whittingham

    Mike is the teacher resources co-chair and secondary resources co-author of Landscapes of Injustice. Mike is an experienced social studies and history educator. He brings more than 30 years classroom and leadership experience to the project, is co-author of multiple teaching resources, and has experience with curriculum implementation at school and district levels.