Sapporo Pirka Kotan: Ainu Culture Promotion Center

Sapporo Pirka Kotan: Ainu Culture Promotion Center

Sapporo Pirka Kotan is called Ainu Culture Promotion Center that shows what Ainu culture is. The museum has two facilities. One is inside exhibition displaying several Ainu items for their life such as clothes, house ware and hunting. Another exhibition...
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Kayano Shigeru Nibutani Ainu Museum

Kayano Shigeru Nibutani Ainu Museum

Kayano Shigeru was one of the leader of Ainu not only Nibutani but also Hokkaido and Japan. He had devoted his life for recovering Ainu’s rights as natives in Hokkaido. He was the first member of National Diet as Ainu from...
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Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum

Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum

Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum is one of the most substantial museum for Ainu culture. Nibutani is a sacred place for Ainu and the most famous place for Ainu culture because of its history and place. You might deeply understand what...
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Kawamura Kaneto Ainu Museum, Asahikawa

Kawamura Kaneto Ainu Museum, Asahikawa

Kawamura kaneto Ainu Museum is a private museum for Ainu culture since 1916. This is the oldest and historical museum about Ainu. You can deeply understand Ainu culture to visit here. This is the place where real Ainu culture is...
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The Ainu Museum, Porotokotan in Shiraoi

The Ainu Museum, Porotokotan in Shiraoi

The museum is showing some houses called ‘Chise’ and displaying many traditional Ainu equipments in the building. Ainu is indigenous people of Hokkaido and most names of place in Hokkaido derives from Ainu language. Visitors can learn the history o...
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History of Hokkaido, Ainu Culture Promotion Center, Sapporo Pirka Kotan

History of Hokkaido, Ainu Culture Promotion Center, Sapporo Pirka Kotan

Ainu Culture Promotion Center (Sapporo Pirka Kotan) is a museum for understanding Ainu culture in Hokkaido. Pirika means beautiful in Ainu. Cotan means villege. Pirika Cotan means a beautiful villege.
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