Welcome to AinuToday

Kanako Uzawa

Dr. Uzawa founded AinuToday in 2021, out of a desire to create a knowledge-sharing platform welcoming anyone who is interested in Ainu people, culture, art, and rights. She was born and raised in Hokkaido and Tokyo, and has an extensive overseas educational and professional background. Dr. Uzawa herself was trained as an Ainu advocate and performer during her University years by Tokyo Ainu elders of her home community.