My research focuses on the Ainu, an indigenous group orignally located on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin. 


I am investigating how contemporary Ainu musicians can be a driving force in sustaining Ainu language and culture, and how the language can be revived and reinvented through music. 


As part of my research I will be documenting my own languing and music learning journey on my blog:






Get social.

Print | Sitemap
© Georgette Nummelin