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Ainu Culture

Heartleaf lily dumpling

Heartleaf lily dumpling

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. Wile plants in spring and summer and cultivated crops and fish in autumn were processed and preserved.

photo courtesy: Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University

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