Fishing culture is nowhere as important as it is in Japan where the practices are passed down for generations, sustaining livelihoods through trade and maintaining a community's identity. And the hunting of dolphins is very much part of those practices. Story and photos by Linny Folau
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Thursday 11 December 2008
Friday 21 November 2008
Despite international pressure opposing whaling practices, this traditional whaling village located near the south end of Japan's Kii Peninsula is determined to fight on and preserve its whaling culture. The fight, enthusiastic villages say, is nothing short of trying to protect their cultural identity. Story and photos by Linny Folau.