Ainu
Ainu or Aynu may refer to:
Ainu people
The Ainu or the Aynu (Ainu アィヌ Aynu; Japanese: アイヌ Ainu; Russian: Айны Ajny), and in historical Japanese texts Ezo/Emishi/Ebisu (蝦夷) or Aino (アイノ) are an indigenous people of Japan (Hokkaido, and form...
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Satsumon culture
The Satsumon culture (擦文文化, Satsumon Bunka) is a post-Jōmon, partially agricultural, archeological culture of northern Honshu and southern Hokkaido (700–1200 CE) that has been identified as th...
Ainu cuisine
Ainu cuisine is the cuisine of the ethnic Ainu in Japan. The cuisine differs markedly from that of the majority Yamato people of Japan. Raw meat like sashimi, for example, is not served in Ainu cuis...
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Tamasay
A tamasay (or tamasai) is a bead necklace worn by Ainu women for special occasions.The necklace is called a shitoki if it has a medallion. They are made with large glass beads the Ainu obtained throu...
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Shakushain's Revolt
Shakushain's Revolt (シャクシャインの戦い, Shakushain no tatakai) was an Ainu rebellion against Japanese authority on Hokkaidō between 1669 and 1672. It was led by Ainu chieftain Shakushain against the ...
Ainu languages
The Ainu languages are a small language family spoken on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaidō, the southern half of the island of Sakhalin, and the Kuril Islands, an island chain that stretches fr...
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Fatal Frame III: The Tormented
Fatal Frame III: The Tormented, known in Japan as Zero: Shisei no Koe (零〜刺青ノ聲〜, lit. "Zero: Voice of the Tattoo") and in Europe as Project Zero 3, is the third installment in the Fatal Frame v...
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Hokkaido
 Hokkaido  (北海道, Hokkaidō, literally "Northern Sea Circuit"), formerly known as Ezo, Yezo, Yeso, or Yesso, is Japan's second largest island; it is also the largest and northernmost o...
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Ikupasuy
Ikupasuy are wooden, carved ceremonial sticks used by Ainu men when making offerings to spirits. The central section of an ikupasuy is decorated, featuring animals, floral motives as well as abstract ...
Ainu music
Ainu music is the musical tradition of the Ainu people of northern Japan.Genres include the oldest, yukar (mimicry), which is a form of epic poetry, and upopo, in which "the second contrapuntal voice ...
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Nibutani
Nibutani (Japanese: 二風谷) or Niputay (Ainu: ニプタイ), is a district in the town of Biratori in Hokkaidō, Japan. A particularly large proportion of the population of the district is of the indigeno...
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Koro-pok-guru
Koro-pok-guru (コロポックル, Koropokkuru), also written Koro-pok-kuru, korobokkuru, or koropokkur, are a race of small people in folklore of the Ainu people of the northern Japanese islands. The na...
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Takashi Ukaji
Takashi Ukaji (宇梶 剛士, Ukaji Takashi, born August 15, 1962 in Tokyo) is a Japanese actor.
Born in Tokyo, but raised in Hiroshima Prefecture, Ukaji was the leader of one of Japan's largest b...
The Snow Empress
The Snow Empress is a 2007 mystery novel written by Laura Joh Rowland, set in the Genroku (AD 1688–1704) of historical Japan It is the 12th book in the Sano Ichiro series. It combines a murder myste...
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Matagi
The Matagi (Japanese: 又鬼) are traditional winter hunters of the Tōhoku region of northern Japan, most famously today in the Shirakami-Sanchi forest between Akita and Aomori. They hunt deer and bear, a...
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Menashi-Kunashir Rebellion
Menashi-Kunashir Rebellion or War (クナシリ・メナシの戦い, Kunashiri Menashi no tatakai) or Menashi-Kunashir Battle was a battle in 1789 between Ainu and Japanese on the Shiretoko Peninsula in northeaste...
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Yukie Chiri
Yukie Chiri (知里 幸恵, Chiri Yukie, June 8, 1903 – September 18, 1922) was a Japanese transcriber and translator of Yukar (Ainu epic tales).She was born into an Ainu family in Nob...
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Jōmon period
The Jōmon period (縄文時代, Jōmon jidai) is the time in Prehistoric Japan from about 12,000 BC and in some cases cited as early as 14,500 BC to about 300 BC, when Japan was inhabited by a hunter-g...
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Iomante
Iomante (イオマンテ) is the name of an Ainu ceremony. The word literally means "to send something/someone off", and generally refers to the Ainu brown bear sacrifice. However, in some Ainu villages, ...
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Giichi Nomura
Giichi Nomura (野村義一, October 20, 1914 – December 28, 2008) was an advocate and activist for the Ainu people of Japan. Born in Shiraoi, Hokkaido, Nomura, of Ainu descent, became a career fisheries exe...
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