August 23, 2011

August 24 & 25, 2011: Ainu Culture Seminars in Sapporo, Hokkaido

A series of workshops and seminars on Ainu culture will be held tomorrow and the day after in Sapporo at the Hokkaido Citizens Activites Promotion Center ("Kaderu 2.7"). This is week two of the series, whereas week one was held July 27 through 30 (before we started posting events on this blog!).


“Ainu Culture Seminars Week 2”

These seminars aim to help spread further knowledge about Ainu traditions by targeting educators and members of the general public that have some basic knowledge about Ainu culture and traditions.

Week 2
Venue: "Kaderu 2.7" Hokkaido Citizens Activites Promotion Center
7th Floor Room 730
(Kita 2-jo Nishi 7-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo)

August 24th (Wednesday)

“Observing the Casi (Fortresses) of the Saru River Region“
Instructor: Yoshihiro Nagata (Biratori Town Nibutani Ainu Culture Museum)

August 25th (Thursday)

“Two Sakhalin Ainu that Went to the South Pole 100 Years Ago“
Instructor: Masato Tamura (Curator, Historical Mueum of Hokkaido)

Please contact the Foundation for the Research and Promotion of Ainu Culture to register for participation. Details and applications are also available here (in Japanese only).

We will be uploading details for the Week 2 seminars in Tokyo in a separate post.

If you would like to attend but require any assistance (language or otherwise), please contact AINU PRIDE PRODUCTIONS.

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