For this project, I first became curious about my own family’s story of migration. Unfortunately, this story had been lost, my relatives who migrated have passed on and my family knows very little of this story. Migration I was told, was a thing to be forgotten and assimilation was key to acceptance into this new country. Next, I asked my friends who recently migrated to Canada and many were reluctant to tell me their migration stories. For me this was
perplexing, migration, leaving your home and moving to a new country, is a pivotal point in a person’s and a family’s history, and something I think should be remembered and shared.