Roy Miki recieves Award for Truth, Justice and Non-Violence

Roy Miki Receives Award for Truth, Justice and Non-Violence

It seems like a few days ago that I was writing about Roy Miki
recieving the SFU Sterling Award for Controversy.  Today's
Vancouver Sun had an article about Roy receiving the Thakore Visiting
Scholar Award at SFU tonight.

Okay… I must like writing about Roy.

Here is the link to a similar article at www.nowpublic.com:
Roy Miki Receives Award for Truth, Justice and Non-Violence

Roy Miki to be presented with the Thakore Visiting Scholar Award on October 2, 2006 at Simon Fraser University

The
India Club of Vancouver, The Thakore Charitable Foundation, and The
Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University have joined
hands in celebrating Gandhi Jayanti on October 2nd of each year since
1991 to foster the principles of truth, justice, human rights and
non-violence.This year the Thakore Visiting Scholar Award will be
presented to Roy Miki for his long and outstanding work and
achievements in the Japanese Canadian redress movement.

A
third-generation Japanese-Canadian, Miki has long been active in the
successful Redress Movement. As well as a recognized poet, Roy Miki is
a Professor of English  at Simon Fraser University, and is a well-known
editor and biographer. The award honours his long and outstanding work
and achievements related to redress, including his book, Redress:
Inside the Japanese Canadian Call for Justice.

Created in 1991
by former SFU faculty member Natverlal Thakore, the award honours
individuals who show a concern for truth, justice and non-violence in
public life.

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