Life story of John Batchelor (1854-1944), an English missionary who became the first westerner to learn the Ainu language, record its grammar in English, and make the Ainu known to the western world.
Article and photos by Jean-Philippe Soulé.
List of common Ainu words and their English translations.
Promotes research on the Ainu people, language, and culture, plus the dissemination of knowledge on Ainu traditions. Includes history of organization, events, and Ainu musical samples.