Makoto Otsu Interview Segment 6

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The practice of gillnet fishing on a river

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Makoto Otsu

Makoto Otsu Interview

1:36:40 — 20 segments

March 24, 2022

Seattle, Washington

Nisei male. Born March 26, 1926, in Steveston, British Columbia, Canada. Grew up in Steveston, where father fished for a cannery. During World War II, the family was forced to leave Steveston and moved to the abandoned Minto Mine site in the Bridge River Valley of British Columbia. After staying for a few years, Makoto moved to Winnipeg, Canada, to attend school, and got a job at an aircraft company in Toronto. In the 1950s, took a job with Boeing and moved to Seattle, Washington.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Barbara Yasui, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


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