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    Japanese public were not known about the traditions of Ainu and their culture. Ainu was the symbols of ignorant by the government of Japan for many years. The policies and behavior of government made Ainu as invisible status. The major issue in the twenty first century is the protection of rights of indigenous people over the entire world. United Nations also draw attention for the protection, education, clothing, advancement and other sources for the indigenous people. The word Ainu is compared with Kamuy for gods meaning people and human. In the thirteenth century, Ainu settled their traditions and culture in the Northern part of Hokkaido, Northern part of Honshu (the main island of Japan), and the Kuril Islands which are the Chishima for Japanese. The settlements of Ainu were called ainu mosir, which meant, the great peaceful land, and located near the ocean. Their method of earning was fishing and hunting. Their languages were totally different from Japanese which distinguish them from Japanese. The history and origin of Ainu is still unknown because there are no writings found which tell about their exact origin and history. The Ainu showed their documented appearance in the twelfth century in the dynasty of China (Yuan). The record found of people living in Sakhalin. The indigenous people of Northern Sakhalin called The Nivkh, fighting against Ainu…

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    The Ainu People

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    The cultural group that I choose to investigate is the Ainu people. The Ainu were the original indigenous group of Japan, specifically northern Japan. However, they are now primarily inhabiting the island of Hokkaido. They have had to fight to maintain their culture as the Japanese government has been attempting to assimilate them.“So Ainu (culture) is on the verge of collapse”(Schorow). According to the textbook colonization is “the more or less organized system of occupation and exploitation…

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    themselves in the south of Hokkaido, the demand of gold and the products from the forest and ocean led to the Japanese encroachment. Due to the encroachment, many Ainu people were very dependent on Japanese rice and sake. In return for the rice and sake, the Ainu people were forced into labor and had to allow exploitation of the natural resources from the land and the Ainu women were sexually exploited. Contagious diseases broke out, and in 1853, the feudal government estimated that there were…

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    Ainu In Japanese Culture

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    The Ainu are the oldest inhabitants of the islands of Japan, Japan is also the only minority, they live in the Hokkaido region of Japan, has a long history and rich culture. The world view of the contents of the Ainu history, the Ainu language culture, the Ainu are described. National language and culture of the Ainu, for us to understand the cultural diversity of modern Japanese society which has an important significance. Japan is the world 's peoples constitute one of the most simple, many…

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    Pied Flycatcher

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    Tree cavity is an important breeding- and nesting-site for mammals and birds. Thus, these animals often separate the use of the cavity, partially or completely. For example, the small Japanese field mouse Apodemus argenteus nests in low height cavity to avoid competition with Siberian flying squirrel Pteromys volans (Suzuki and Yanagawa 2012, Suzuki et al. 2014). In addition, Slagsvold (1978) showed importance of different breeding season between the pied flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuco and great…

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    This place was a lot more rural than in Tokyo. There was green farms, abandoned mines within the mountainside where plants grew over, and a beautiful view of the blue sea. This was also where I get to see my grandma and grandpa for the first time and went hiking together and ate barbeque with my cousin in Hamanaka on the cliff shore. Another thing that I noticed in Hokkaido was that I had seen bikes and very expensive items being left in the open areas. People who owned these stuff had no…

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    routine with few people realizing its genuine connotation. Food safety is further secured after undergoing disinfection. When we walk into supermarket and convenient stores, there are aisles of canned and frozen foods. Bags of carrots and veggie collections are ready to eat with variety of salad dressings. Moreover, industrialization results in easier food production and transportation. Anti-season vegetables and fruits can be obtained easily since they will be frozen or stored in cans (Petrick,…

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    shifts and sways. And like the skyscrapers that tower over a seismically active Tokyo, gliding, sliding and remaining intact as the earth beneath them quivers, ie remains a pillar of society largely because of its ability to adapt. Indeed, ie maintains its importance as a result of such change. The structure of the family in Japan is undoubtedly in transition, but the kinship network, with its deep roots and wide branches, remains fundamental to interconnectedness. Many years have passed since…

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    Montgomery Coat Company

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    Japan, happens to mostly be warm, however, other researches has said that they’re some parts of Japan that has potential of snowing. Based on those averages, we strongly believe not only just sell rain coats in case of a rain storm but sell winter like coats/jackets as well. On the other hand, our biggest challenge in processing the data collected is how the information it was to collect such data, since the climate changes over time. To resolve this issue, we were able to collect as much data…

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    Kita Kit Movie Review

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    Movie Review "Kita kita" Introduction Kita kita is a romantic-comedy movie. It is written by Sigrid Andrea Bernardo and directed by Joyce Bernal. Alessandra de Rossi and Empoy Marquez are the main character, where they are both Filipino citizen living at Sapporo Hokkaido, Japan. The story revolves on how a blind woman fall inlove with a funny man. Summary The story starts with Lea, a Filipino Tourist Guide at Sapporo Hokkaido, Japan. She is a jolly person and a two-year engaged with her…

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