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Visitors know little of Japan's indigenous Ainu
5/20/2020

The Ainu, an indigenous people who were the earliest settlers of the island of Hokkaido in Japan, are largely unknown to the outside world because of years of oppression and forced integration, according to this article. Attention and acceptance have increased for their culture and language since April 2019, when the government of Japan legally recognized the Ainu as an indigenous people.

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