ZellarsTOK1C: Save the Ainu Language

ZellarsTOK1C: Save the Ainu Language

Ainu Itak: An introduction to the Ainu language and its current state | YIRA Japan Trip 2013

Ainu Itak: An introduction to the Ainu language and its current state | YIRA Japan Trip 2013

The Ainu are an indigenous ethnic group of people who live in Hokkaido in Japan today as well as in Russia (the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin). In the 19th Century, Japanese people called the northern...

Who are the Ainu people?

The Ainu are an indigenous ethnic group of people who live in Hokkaido in Japan today as well as in Russia (the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin). In the 19th Century, Japanese people called the northern...

The origin of the Ainu people in Japan is unknown and the Ainu speak a language that resembles no other language on Earth. The great majority of the Ainu live on Japan's 2nd largest island, Hokkaido. Ainu are light-skinned. Some have red or brown hair and green or blue eyes. Scientists have no been able to determine where these people come from. According to the Ainu themselves, their ancestors came from the sky, in other words, they are of extraterrestrial origin.

The origin of the Ainu people in Japan is unknown and the Ainu speak a language that resembles no other language on Earth. The great majority of the Ainu live on Japan's 2nd largest island, Hokkaido. Ainu are light-skinned. Some have red or brown hair and green or blue eyes. Scientists have no been able to determine where these people come from. According to the Ainu themselves, their ancestors came from the sky, in other words, they are of extraterrestrial origin.

Share this:Ellen Lloyd – AncientPages.com – The origin of the Ainu people in Japan is unknown. Although the word Ainu means “human”, it has to be stated that these people speak a language that resembles no other language on Earth. The great majority of the Ainu live on Japan’s second largest island, the Hokkaido, but they …

Share this:Ellen Lloyd – AncientPages.com – The origin of the Ainu people in Japan is unknown. Although the word Ainu means “human”, it has to be stated that these people speak a language that resembles no other language on Earth. The great majority of the Ainu live on Japan’s second largest island, the Hokkaido, but they …

In Japan, the Ainu language is largely unknown and unloved, but linguists are fascinated by its mysteries

In Japan, the Ainu language is largely unknown and unloved, but linguists are fascinated by its mysteries

In Japan, the Ainu language is largely unknown and unloved, but linguists are fascinated by its mysteries | Public Radio International

In Japan, the Ainu language is largely unknown and unloved, but linguists are fascinated by its mysteries | Public Radio International

An online "talking dictionary" is attempting to preserve the Ainu language…

‘Talking Dictionary’ Transmits Language of Japan’s Indigenous Ainu People

An online "talking dictionary" is attempting to preserve the Ainu language…

Ainu language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ainu language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Oroks and Ainu people of Far Eastern Russia/Northern Japan. c.1900-1920.   A few hundred Oroks still remain in both Russia and Japan. Of the Ainu, officially there are 25,000 in Japan though some have claimed the true figure is nearer 200,000. The Ainu language is virtually extinct.

The Oroks and Ainu people of Far Eastern Russia/Northern Japan. c.1900-1920. A few hundred Oroks still remain in both Russia and Japan. Of the Ainu, officially there are 25,000 in Japan though some have claimed the true figure is nearer 200,000. The Ainu language is virtually extinct.

Porotokotan located on Lake Poroto in Shiraoi Town in the western part of Hokkaido is the restored ancient village of the Ainu people. The word means " a village on a large pond" in the Ainu language.

Porotokotan located on Lake Poroto in Shiraoi Town in the western part of Hokkaido is the restored ancient village of the Ainu people. The word means " a village on a large pond" in the Ainu language.

Ainu couple. The Ainu language.  For more information, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ainu_language

Ainu couple. The Ainu language. For more information, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ainu_language

Shakushain's Revolt was an Ainu rebellion against Japanese authority, between 1669-1672. "Many Ainu were forced to work, essentially as slaves, for Wajin (ethnic Japanese), resulting in the breakup of families and the introduction of smallpox, measles, cholera and tuberculosis into their community. In 1869, the new Meiji government renamed Ezo as Hokkaido and unilaterally incorporated it into Japan. It banned the Ainu language, took Ainu land away, and prohibited salmon fishing and deer…

Shakushain's Revolt was an Ainu rebellion against Japanese authority, between 1669-1672. "Many Ainu were forced to work, essentially as slaves, for Wajin (ethnic Japanese), resulting in the breakup of families and the introduction of smallpox, measles, cholera and tuberculosis into their community. In 1869, the new Meiji government renamed Ezo as Hokkaido and unilaterally incorporated it into Japan. It banned the Ainu language, took Ainu land away, and prohibited salmon fishing and deer…

https://flic.kr/p/9N1h29 | _DSC43121595100 | Ainu "Nusa" Altar in Kussharo Lake side The etymology of [Kussharo] is Ainu [kutcar]. [kutcar] means "TThroat entrance" in Ainu language.

https://flic.kr/p/9N1h29 | _DSC43121595100 | Ainu "Nusa" Altar in Kussharo Lake side The etymology of [Kussharo] is Ainu [kutcar]. [kutcar] means "TThroat entrance" in Ainu language.

Shiretoko means 'end of the earth' in the Ainu language, and as the name shows, it is the remaining and last primitive land of Japan! It was registered to a world heritage in 2005.

Shiretoko means 'end of the earth' in the Ainu language, and as the name shows, it is the remaining and last primitive land of Japan! It was registered to a world heritage in 2005.

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