Our ancestors who lived here before the island was named Hokkaido called this island as yaunmosir/ヤウンモシリ.
The Ainu culture exhibited / introduced in museums etc. is based on Ainu’s life about 150 years ago.
Even if life style changes, we are still Ainu, we live as modern Ainu.
In this inn, while treating the tradition, I would like to create the nearest space with Ainu who live now.
Ainu means “people” in Ainu language. Ainu people lived in Hokkaido and the surrounding islands about 150 years ago. Currently, there are people who live unchanged in the area where their ancestors lived, there are many people who lived in other areas, regardless of domestic or overseas, in pursuit of their birthplace, escape from discrimination …
What is the guest house that I feel explosively increased in various parts of Japan over the last ten years? It can be said that it is the same as a cheap hotel called overseas as a backpackers or a hostel. Communal kitchen for bunk bed, shared toilet, shared showers. There is no comfort and …
In the 2018 version of Kojien, “Nibutani” It is said that the Ainu race has the highest population density in the province and inherit its culture to the present. It is written. Nibutani area where more than half of the residents are Ainu is a very unusual area in Hokkaido. This place is the location …