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Joy Kogawa awarded Order of the Rising Sun

posted on 1:33 PM, November 15, 2010
On November 3, 2010, the government of Japan announced the recipients of its Autumn Decorations. In British Columbia, Ms. Joy Nozomi Kogawa, novelist and President of the Canada-Japan Friendship Association, is awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette for her contribution to the preservation and the wider understanding of the history of Japanese Canadians and to the promotion of friendship between Japan and Canada.

A conferment ceremony will be held on November 26, in Vancouver.

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