September 7, 2020

Asahi Shimbun Covers Kamuycepnomi

Asahi Shimbun Covers Kamuycepnomi

Asahi Shimbun was one of several national newspapers present at last weekend's Kamuycepnomi in Monbetsu. Their article discusses not only the cultural significance of the ritual, but also the fight for Indigenous rights that it now represents due to Hatakeyama Ekasi's activism.

CEMiPoS Director Hiroshi Maruyama is quoted in the article for his insight on Ainu policy.

アイヌのサケ迎える伝統儀式 「先住権求めていく」:朝日新聞デジタル
北海道紋別市の藻鼈(もべつ)川河口で5日、サケを迎えるアイヌ民族の伝統儀式「カムイチェプノミ」があった。紋別市や浦幌町のアイヌの人たちの中には「サケを捕るのは先住民族の権利」と強く訴えてきた人たちが…