Ainu Moshir-Ainu Womb:The Stories of Indigenous Women- Workshops and Performances by Teatr Amareya (Poland) and the Ainu Women’s Association

From 7-12 October 2018, the Ainu Women's Association and Cemipos will collaborate with Poland's Teatr Amareya to put on a workshop series and performances on the topic of the Indigenous Women and storytelling. Special emphasis will be given to the stories of Ainu Women in their homeland, Ainu Moshir. These workshops and performances are open …

We reported the five-day art and academic event held in Sapporo in 2017

Last evening, Ryoko and I reported what the five-day art and academic event in Sapporo was. The venue was a classroom administered by the Sapporo Freedom School, Non-Profit Organisation which provides the citizens of Sapporo with chargeable courses regarding problems facing civil society in Japan. I felt happy to share the outcomes of the event …

The name card for participants

Chiyomi Fujioka, member of the Ainu Women's Association, completed designing the name card of participants in the International Conference on Policy towards Indigenous Peoples: Lessons to be learned, and corresponding Indigenous Workshop/Art Exhibition/Performance to be held in Sapporo from 30 November - 4 December. The design hints an owl representing the most important god for …

One more extended programme of the International Conference in Sapporo

The organising committee of the International Conference on Policy towards Indigenous Peoples will host two extended programmes in addition to the International Conference itself, and corresponding Indigenous Workshop/Art Exhibition/Performance. One of them is the excursion to Nibutani, which was announced on 21 October 2017 on this blog. Another one is the following two lectures to …

Call for participants in an excursion to Nibutani

The Council for Invigorating Local Communities in Biratori town has made its programme of a two-day excursion to Nibutani, the Ainu dominated community in Biratori town, in cooperation with the municipality of the town. They are calling for participants in the excursion. The programme targets international participants in the five-day event to be held in …