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アイヌと琉球人の源流

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Edo Period drawings of Ainu tattooing, ca. 1800.

Edo Period drawings of Ainu tattooing, ca. 1800.

Illustrated historical tattoo design of the Ainu tribal women of Japan

Illustrated historical tattoo design of the Ainu tribal women of Japan

ainu tattoo

ainu tattoo

アイヌタトゥー4

アイヌタトゥー4

Ainu, Japan

Ainu, Japan

Marks of Protection. Ainu woman of Japan with bold facial and forearm tattoos that worked to repel evil spirits from entering her body. The Ainu also practiced medicinal forms of tattooing to relieve rheumatism. The last Ainu woman with tattooing died in 1998. Photograph ca. 1900.

Marks of Protection. Ainu woman of Japan with bold facial and forearm tattoos that worked to repel evil spirits from entering her body. The Ainu also practiced medicinal forms of tattooing to relieve rheumatism. The last Ainu woman with tattooing died in 1998. Photograph ca. 1900.

WIKITONGUES: Teruyo speaking Ainu

WIKITONGUES: Teruyo speaking Ainu

Ainu woman with traditional lip tattoo.

Ainu woman with traditional lip tattoo.

According to the mythology of the Ainu people, tattooing was brought to earth by Okikurumi Turesh Machi, the ancestral mother of the Ainu and sister of the creator god Okikurumi. Ainu girls were given lip tattoos as they grew older, customarily by grandmothers or maternal aunts. Completed lip tattoos served to repel evil spirits from the body, indicate that the woman was ready for marriage, and assure her place among her ancestors in the afterlife.

According to the mythology of the Ainu people, tattooing was brought to earth by Okikurumi Turesh Machi, the ancestral mother of the Ainu and sister of the creator god Okikurumi. Ainu girls were given lip tattoos as they grew older, customarily by grandmothers or maternal aunts. Completed lip tattoos served to repel evil spirits from the body, indicate that the woman was ready for marriage, and assure her place among her ancestors in the afterlife.