Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People


Subject:
Communities & Groups , History By Place , Japan , Indigenous Peoples

Description:
Website companion to a 1999-2000 "major exhibition to explore the ancient origin of the Ainu, their evolving relations with the Japanese, and the 20th century Ainu cultural rebirth." Images are accompanied by text and audio and cover topics such as spiritual traditions, trade, homes, activities of men and women, arts, language, and other aspects of Ainu culture. From the Arctic Studies Center of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Publisher:
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/features/ainu/


PID= res:lii-26283