They carried the joys and sorrows of those living with the sea
Gorgeous photos from 1920s Japan depicting ama, women who dove without any equipment for seaweed, abalone, and clam. (NSFW because the ama dove topless.) The ama are almost gone now, a casualty of SCUBA, overfishing, and invasive species.
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