The Ainu (Japanese), or Aynu (Russian), are indigenous peoples from the eastern Asian region. In their own language, the word Ainu means exactly what it represents: Human. The Ainu people reached populations as high as 26,700 in 1807, which markedly dropped to only 15,699 as of 1931. See more
Ainu is a language isolate, unrelated to any other language. The vast majority of the 150,000 people who claim to be ethnically Ainu speak only Japanese. The actual number of people of Ainu descent is thought to be higher, however many are unaware of their ethnicity or deny it through fear of discrimiation.Is Aynu a Turkic language?
 Most of basic vocabulary in Aynu comes from the Iranian languages, which might be speculated that the language have been originally an Iranian language and have been turned into a Turkic language after a long period.  There are three vocabulary formation methods in Ainu language: simple words, derived words and compound words.Who are the Ainu in Hokkaido?
Hokkaido is home to the Ainu or Aynu, Indigenous people of Japan. On our tours, we often talk about them and where possible we try to fit in a visit to an Ainu museum in our itineraries. The Ainu are an integral part of what shapes Hokkaido, and cannot be left out when we talk about Hokkaido’s history and culture.What is the history of Ainu tourism?
[Hisae] Around 50 to 60 years ago, there was a boom in tourism. At that time, people were interested in sightseeing more unusual tourist attractions and experiences. Some Ainu became wealthy and influential, and they were able to do things in their own way.
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