This is a LUNA project brought to you by:

Supported by:

Project manager: Miriam Manley, Arts Revelstoke

Animation artist: Sarah-Jane Spurr

Website creator: Katrina Van Wijk

Heritage consultation and research: Cathy English, Revelstoke Museum and Archives

Artistic direction: Rob Buchanan

Japanese research, support and translations: Tomoaki Fujimura

Resources used:
  • Kanada no Makutsu – Brothels of Canada, 1909
  • Japanese Prostitutes in the North American West, 1887 -1920 – Kazuhiro Oharazeki
  • Subverting Exclusion, Transpacific Encounters with Race, Caste, and Borders, 1885 – 1928 – Andrea Geiger
  • Sandakan Brothel No.8 – Yamazazaki Tomoko
  • Japanese Death Poems, Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge of Death – Yoel Hoffmann
  • Artifacts mentioning Jennie were provided by the Revelstoke Museum and Archives
  • The police log book is a physical artifact and the photographs of newspaper articles are available in PDF format in the open collection of BC newspapers in the UBC database.

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