This category is for sites in English related to Ainu culture in Japan, including its lifestyle, origins, history, language, and related topics.
Online exhibition of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History exploring the ancient origin of the Ainu, their relations with the Japanese, and the Ainu cultural rebirth.
Provides a series of documents on the language of this indigenous people as well as the culture of the Jomon period.
List of common Ainu words and their English translations.
Promotes research on the Ainu people, language, and culture, plus the dissemination of knowledge on Ainu traditions. Includes history of organization, events, and Ainu musical samples.
Life story of John Batchelor (1854-1944), an English missionary who became the first westerner to learn the Ainu language, record its grammar in English, and make the Ainu known to the western world.
Provides database of materials related to the Ainu Language and culture, including literature, video, audio, and weblinks.
Companion web site to the NOVA program which explores the Ainu people.
Presents collections of cultural artifacts, performances of traditional dances and ceremonies, and demonstrations of folk arts. (Chinese, English, Japanese)
Brief discussion of racial differences from Science Frontiers October 1989.
Analysis of a case involving the right of the Ainu to be considered an indigenous people, and to enjoy the legal protection of their culture.
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