Ainu spirits singing : the living world of Chiri Yukie's Ainu shinʼyōshū /

Indigenous peoples throughout the globe are custodians of a unique, priceless, and increasingly imperiled legacy of oral lore. Among them the Ainu, a people native to northeastern Asia, stand out for the exceptional scope and richness of their oral performance traditions. Yet despite this cultural w...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Strong, Sarah Mehlhop, 1947-
Other Authors: Chiri, Yukie, 1903-1922.
Format: eBook
Published: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, ©2011.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Chiri Yukie and the origins of the Ainu shinʼyōshū
  • The living world of the Ainu shinʼyōshū
  • The Ainu social landscape
  • Weighty animal spirits and important game animals
  • Symbolic and ordinary animal spirits
  • Chiri Yukie's Ainu shinʼyōshū.