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Book Announcement: The Fabric of Indigeneity: Ainu Identity, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Japan

The Fabric of Indigeneity: Ainu Identity, Gender, and Settler Colonialism in Japan ann-elise lewallen For more information, please visit http://unmpress.com/books.php?ID=20000000007984 In present-day Japan Indigenous Ainu women stitch together ancestral values and global Indigenous activism to challenge bitter legacies of settler racism … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Via University of Hawai’i Press. Editors: Mark J. Hudson, Ann-Elise Lewallen, Mark K. Watson 272pp. January 2014 Cloth – Price: $52.00ISBN: 978-0-8248-3697-9 In 2008, 140 years after it had annexed Ainu lands, the Japanese government shocked observers by finally recognizing … Continue reading

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