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Alfred Eisenstaedt1946

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Food offering made to slain bear in Ainu ritual worshipping of new bear god. The Ainu are the indigenous people of Japan. They live on the island of Hokkaido.

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  • Date: 1946
  • Location: Shiraoi, Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Bears, Japan, People And Customs, Animals, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_750825
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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