The Ainu population is estimated to be at least 12,300, according to a 2017 survey, but the real figure is unknown. Photo: AP

Japan will recognise indigenous Ainu people for first time, to protect their ‘honour and dignity’

  • The Ainu population is estimated to be at least 12,300, according to a 2017 survey, but the real figure is unknown
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The Ainu population is estimated to be at least 12,300, according to a 2017 survey, but the real figure is unknown. Photo: AP
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