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Towering, Floating, Dancing Kiriko in Midsummer Noto Peninsula - Matsunami Doll Kiriko Festival

*Fictitious names are used in part to protect privacy of informants.Noto region in ce…

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Kiriko Festival at Ishii Village, Noto

Kiriko Festival at Ishii Village, NotoWhen it comes to Noto Peninsula, we immediat…

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Obsidian, the black stone of Maya

What the ancient civilization do you know? The most famous are Egypt, Mesopotamia, In…

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The Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement: Ikebana

Have you heard of Ikebana? Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement, which i…

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Keeping the door open to the past -The repository of the Tonami Sankyo Village Museum

When I was looking for sample pictures of traditional agricultural equipment for my r…

Newsletter 4

Newsletter Vol. 4 was published

Newsletter Vol. 4 was published.Contents- About the Program- Activities 2013-14- Voic…

Attending a research conference on “Mingu and Mingei”

Attending a research conference on “Mingu and Mingei” An open researc…

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Hands-On Learning at Nanzan University Museum of Anthropology

Sakiko and I made our first visit to Nanzan University Museum of Anthropology on the …

Umimirai Library Lecture

Kanazawa Umimirai Library

Kanazawa Umimirai LibraryBackgroundDefinition of library as a place for lending books…

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“Patolli”-- the Ancient Maya Game?

On structures of several Maya sites, archaeologists found incised patterns that were …

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