Centre for Environmental and Minority Policy Studies

Centre for Environmental and Minority Policy Studies

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A Conversation with Hatakeyama Ekasi

A Conversation with Hatakeyama Ekasi

On 6 August, CEMiPoS Director Maruyama Hiroshi and Koizumi Masahiro, Director of the Sapporo Freedom School, visited revered Ainu leader Hatakeyama Satoshi in hospital in the northern part of Hokkaido. He has been

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

Ainu in Diaspora Share Their Stories

Ainu in Diaspora Share Their Stories

CEMiPoS had the privilege of communicating with Ainu-Hawaiian scholar and educator Māpuana Shizuko Hayashi-Simpliciano, who works in the field of Indigenous language and culture restoration. Māpu shared the above video, a collection of