Centre for Environmental and Minority Policy Studies

Centre for Environmental and Minority Policy Studies

Dec
02
Fumio Kimura Ekasi Speaks at Sapporo Freedom School

Fumio Kimura Ekasi Speaks at Sapporo Freedom School

On 1 December 2020, Kimura Ekasi made a speech in English for a press conference at the Sapporo Freedom School.
2 min read
Nov
06
CEMiPoS Submits New Set of Comments to the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

CEMiPoS Submits New Set of Comments to the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

CEMiPoS researchers have contributed comments on the EMRIP’s Report on the Right to Repatriation of ceremonial objects, human remains,
1 min read
Oct
19
CEMiPoS Statement Against Two Hokkaido Municipalities’ Decisions Over Highly Radioactive Waste

CEMiPoS Statement Against Two Hokkaido Municipalities’ Decisions Over Highly Radioactive Waste

On 9 October 2020, the town of Suttsu in Hokkaido, located along the coast of the Sea of Japan, applied
4 min read
Oct
09
Flyers for UMinn Web Series on Indigenous Relationship with Nature

Flyers for UMinn Web Series on Indigenous Relationship with Nature

Dr. Elizabeth Sumida Huaman has distributed flyers for the remaining events in her online series An Alliance Between Human &
1 min read
Oct
01
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
4 min read
Sep
28
An Alliance Between Humans & Creatures: Indigenous Stories of Nature, Healing & Resistance

An Alliance Between Humans & Creatures: Indigenous Stories of Nature, Healing & Resistance

Dr. Elizabeth Sumida Huaman, Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, is organizing an online series featuring Indigenous speakers discussing
1 min read
Sep
07
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
1 min read
Aug
02
CEMiPoS Director Participates in Upopoy Symposium

CEMiPoS Director Participates in Upopoy Symposium

Today at 1:15 – 3:45PM (JST), CEMiPoS Director Hiroshi will lead a symposium discussing the history of Ainu-Japanese
Jul
28
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
1 min read
Jul
24
CEMiPoS Director Interviewed for Feature on Upopoy

CEMiPoS Director Interviewed for Feature on Upopoy

LifeGate interviews CEMiPoS Director Hiroshi Maruyama in their feature article on Upopoy, The Symbolic Space for Ethnic Harmony, as they