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Our Land Was a Forest: An Ainu Memoir


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März 1994

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"This book is a beautiful and moving personal account of the Ainu, the native inhabitants of Hokkaido, Japan's northern island, whose land, economy, and culture have been absorbed and destroyed in rece"

Inhaltsverzeichnis

* Our Nibutani Valley * The Four Seasons in the Ainu Community * My Grandfather, a Slave to the Shamo * Following Forced Evacuation * A Long Absence from School * My Father's Arrest * An Adolescence Away from Home * Realizing My Dream of Becoming a Foreman * Lucky Is the One Who Dies First * The Teachings of Chiri Mashiho * Making the Acquaintance of Kindaichi Kyosuke * Building the Museum of Ainu Cultural Resources * As a Member of the Ainu People * Epilogue

Portrait

Kayano Shigeru is the founder and director of the Kayano Shigeru Ainu Memorial Museum. He is a Diet member, the first Ainu to be elected. Kyoko Selden teaches Japanese at Cornell University. Lili Selden is a graduate student in Japanese literature at the University of Michigan. Kayano Shigeru is the founder and director of the Kayano Shigeru Ainu Memorial Museum. He is a Diet member, the first Ainu to be elected. Kyoko Selden teaches Japanese at Cornell University. Lili Selden is a graduate student in Japanese literature at the University of Michigan. Kayano Shigeru is the founder and director of the Kayano Shigeru Ainu Memorial Museum. He is a Diet member, the first Ainu to be elected. Kyoko Selden teaches Japanese at Cornell University. Lili Selden is a graduate student in Japanese literature at the University of Michigan.
EAN: 9780813318806
ISBN: 0813318807
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: WESTVIEW PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 1994
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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