Japan has a reputation for being about as homogenous as a country can be. But the people who would eventually become the Japanese weren't always from the island nation. They came across the sea about 2,300 years ago, and when they came ashore, they were greeted by the people who came before. Meet the Ainu.
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Written by Reuben Westmaas November 21, 2017
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