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E78 The Song the Sea God SangE78 The Song the Sea God Sang
Show Notes for episode 78 of our Podcast – The Song the Sea God Sang. Story Notes The Song the Sea God Sang is said to be a critique on the connections that exist between humans and the kamui (gods of the Ainu). For this particular story it revolves around[...]
E67 The Song the Marsh Demon SangE67 The Song the Marsh Demon Sang
Show Notes for episode 67 of our Podcast – The Song the Marsh Demon Sang. Story Notes The Song the Marsh Demon Sang involves the kamui Okikirmui and Apehuchi, an important kamui in charge of the fire and hearth. One day the Marsh Demon poked his eyes out from under[...]
EP39 First Antarctic ExpeditionEP39 First Antarctic Expedition
Show Notes for episode 39 of our Podcast – First Antarctic Expedition. Story Notes To start off it is best to talk a little about the man behind the expedition. His name was Nobu Shirase, born originally in Akita Prefecture (so I nice little tie in with last weeks episode),[...]
EP37 The Song the Black Fox God SangEP37 The Song the Black Fox God Sang
Show Notes for episode 37 of our Podcast – The Song the Black Fox God Sang. Story Notes The Woman Behind the Stories The stories are through the work of Chiri Yukie, collecting tales she heard from her family. This book, the Ainu Shinyoushuu was the first of its kind[...]