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Japan builds 'Ethnic Harmony' tribute to indigenous Ainu - Sort by:
Japan builds 'Ethnic Harmony' tribute to indigenous Ainu
On a wooded lake shore in northern Japan, the government is building a modernist shrine that has divided the indigenous Ainu community whose vanishing culture it was designed to celebrate.
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BIRATORI, Japan
Wooden statues of an Ainu couple stand in front of an Ainu craft shop in the Nibutani district where several Ainu craft shops and a museum are located, in Biratori, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan, August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon SEARCH "KYUNG-HOON AINU" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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A memorial site, holding the remains of Ainu people,... more
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Ainu tattooist Mai Hachiya wears a traditional Ainu... more
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Yumeka, a son of Ainu hunter Atsushi Monbetsu, plays... more
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A hill stands where Japanese forces are believed to... more
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Indigenous Ainu Teruyo Usa (R) attends a traditional... more
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A deer shot by Ainu hunter Atsushi Monbetsu is marked... more
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Ainu hunter Atsushi Monbetsu, 36, prays to the Ainu... more
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A stuffed deer and carved Ainu wooden handicrafts are... more
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Materials used for making an Ainu tattoo and a notebook... more
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Ainu tattooist Mai Hachiya cuts her thumb with a razor... more
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Ainu tattooist Mai Hachiya wears a traditional Ainu... more
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A traditional Ainu hut stands in the grounds of Nibutani... more
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Ainu Araki Motoyato wears a traditional costume as... more
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Ainu artist Koji Yuki smokes a cigarette after building... more
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Ainu artist Koji Yuki (R) and his fellow Ainu Fukumoto... more
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Deer horns are kept in a basket in the garden of Ainu... more
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Ainu hunter Atsushi Monbetsu, 36, makes a traditional... more
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Ainu hunter Atsushi Monbetsu, 36, visits a coffee shop... more
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Deer bladders are hung up to dry at Ainu hunter Atsushi... more
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Deer meat (top) and other food is grilled during a... more
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Ainu hunter Atsushi Monbetsu (R), 36, drinks beer with... more
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Indigenous Ainu Teruyo Usa's daughter Ruino learns... more
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Indigenous Ainu Teruyo Usa's daughter Ruino practices... more
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Ayuka, a daughter of Ainu hunter Atsushi Monbetsu rides... more
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Lights glow in Nibutani district of Biratori where... more
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Indigenous Ainu Teruyo Usa waits for her turn to perform... more
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A hotel stands in the Nibutani district where several... more
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Ainu wooden bowls and pasui ceremonial sticks are displayed... more
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Traditional Ainu reed mats hang at a former elementary... more
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Ainu wooden kayaks are stored outside of Nibutani Ainu... more
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Ainu hunter Atsushi Monbetsu ties a rope around a deer's... more
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Ainu tattooist Mai Hachiya makes soot with burning... more
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Ainu hunter Atsushi Monbetsu, 36, gets out of his car... more
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Ainu hunter Atsushi Monbetsu, 36, gets into his car... more
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