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Ainu Culture

Grilled/dried Japanese dace

Grilled/dried Japanese dace

Food obtained by hunting, fishing, gathering, farming and other means were not only consumed immediately, but also stocked to prepare for the long winter and provide against a famine. Wild plants in spring and summer, and cultivated crops and fish in autumn were processed and preserved.

photo courtesy: Shinhidaka Town Ainu Museum

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