The struggle for Ainu identity

Ainu language

Languages are endangered because they’ve been conquered, colonised and oppressed. Speaking them can be an act of resistance and decolonisation.

The Ainu language and the global movement for indigenous rights, The Japan Times, 25/10/20

Deep Dive from The Japan Times – Episode 72: Preserving the endangered Ainu language

Ainu food

Harukor serves foods from Japan’s northernmost island that colonialism nearly eradicated.

The only Ainu restaurant in Tokyo, Gastro Obscura, 09/12/20

Harukor, Atlas Obscura Places

Featured image: Akemi Shimada © Jun Takagi