Japan's 'ama' grannies cling to their free-diving fishing tradition

Uploaded by: bobnobilo on 2018-11-25 09:28:08


A group of Japanese grannies emerges from a boat returning to shore. Clad in black wetsuits and bubbling with energy, they are part of a dwindling community of ama -- free-diving fisherwomen. As they compare the hauls of shellfish they have gathered, the women -- who range from 60 to…

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