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Endangered civilizations, A Garden where Gods Play - The Aïnu of Hokkaido
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directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Oguri Ken'ichi, fl. 1991; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Telewizja Polska, Walewska Productions, Samarka Productions, ArcH'Organisation, Cinquiéme and F Productions, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1997), 50 mins
The Ainus live on the remote island of Hokkaïdo. They are bearded Japanese - who aren't truly Japanese. Their origin is highly controversial, but the most likely theory is that these men and women actually came from Siberia! The Ainus are the most ancient people in this part of the world: their ancestors lived he...
directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Oguri Ken'ichi, fl. 1991; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Telewizja Polska, Walewska Productions, Samarka Productions, ArcH'Organisation, Cinquiéme and F Productions, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1997), 50 mins
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The Ainu Bear Ceremony
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directed by Neil Gordon Munro, 1863-1942; produced by Royal Anthropological Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 29 mins
The RAI has reedited the original film of this ceremony among the Ainu people of Japan. In the bear ceremony, now no longer performed, a specially reared bear was reverently killed and its flesh and blood eaten by the participants. The film shows a series of ritual acts with some commentary on their meaning.
directed by Neil Gordon Munro, 1863-1942; produced by Royal Anthropological Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 29 mins
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