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Takeo Ujo Nakano

TAKEO UJO NAKANO was born in Japan and immigrated to Canada in 1920. He worked in the British Columbia lumber industry for twenty years before his internment during the Second World War. After the war, he settled with his family in Toronto, continuing his cultivation of tanka.

Within the Barbed Wire Fence

A unique memoir by a young Japanese-Canadian poet torn from his family and interned in distant labour camps for the "crime" of being Japanese during the Second World War

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