Arthur Miki was a small child when his family was removed from their homes in British Columbia and sent to work on a farm in Manitoba. As an educator and community leader, he has worked throughout his career to improve race relations and increase awareness of human rights issues in Canada. Miki has served as president of the National Association of Japanese Canadians, and led negotiations to achieve a fair redress settlement for Japanese-Canadians interned during the Second World War. He is author of Japanese Canadaian Redress Legacy: A Community Revitalized. Miki lives in Winnipeg and serves as Citizenship Judge for Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He received the Order of Canada in 1991.