Hokkaidō 150 Podcast Episode 2 - Dr. Sarah Strong (Bates)

In this episode, Dr. Strong recounts the cultural significance of Kamuy Yukar, Ainu epic tales of spiritual beings. We discuss Ainu oral history traditions, the cultural role of Kamuy Yukar, and the life of Chiri Yukie, a young Ainu woman who transcribed and preserved many Kamuy Yukar before her untimely death in 1922.