Asahi Shimbun was one of several national newspapers present at last weekend's Kamucepnomi in Monbetsu. Their article discusses not only the cultural significance of the ritual, but also the fight for Indigenous rights
LifeGate interviews CEMiPoS Director Hiroshi Maruyama in their feature article on Upopoy, The Symbolic Space for Ethnic Harmony, as they explore the controversy surrounding its construction. Read the article here. Image from LifeGate.
Download the statement as a PDF here. Japan has a number of national museums officially endorsed by the government and intended to display and celebrate the ideals of Japanese culture. While most of
CEMiPoS researchers have contributed comments on the EMRIP’s Study on the Right to Land under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Report on the Right to Repatriation
Kamrul Hossain, University of Lapland in Finland (Image Source) Background The Centre of Environment and Minority Policy Studies (CEMiPoS) – a Sapporo-based think tank dedicated to defending the rights of indigenous peoples – requested me
CEMiPoS and the Citizens’ Alliance for the Examination of Ainu Policy have submitted a report to the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples about the Ainu people’s right