Following up its special seminar held on November 8 (details here), the Education Department at
will be holding another special seminar on Ainu culture open to the public. Meisei University
The speaker this time will be Haruzo Urakawa, who is the star of the upcoming “Haruzo: A Life Among the Spirits” and is also prominently featured in the documentary film “TOKYO Ainu,” both of which are projects involving AINU PRIDE PRODUCTIONS.
"Learning from Ekasi Haruzo Urakawa"
-Learning the Ainu Spirit from the Nature of Urakawa and the Way My Parents Lived-
December 6, 2011 (Tuesday)
16:30 - 18:00
Building #26, 5th Floor Room 504
Food culture from the mountains, rivers, sea; crafts; kamuynomi and icarpa ceremonies, etc.
Haruzo Urakawa (Honorary President,
Ainu Association) Tokyo
Born 1938 in Anecha, Urakawa-cho,
. Urakawa-gun, Hokkaido
Learned hunting and the life of the mountains from his father, and learned the wisdom and spirit regarding “food” from his mother. Came to
in his forties after amassing a variety of experience working in the logging, construction, and scrap industries. Established the “Tokyo Ainu Association” and headed the “Association in Support of Shigeru Kayano in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area.” Built various spaces for people to gather together such as “Poro Cise” in Otsuki, Yamanashi, “Pon Cise” in Akiruno, Tokyo Tokyo, and “Kamuy Mintar” in Kimizu, , and continues to head up new activities. Chiba
Meisei University Education Department Office
Professor Kayano's Office
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