Ainu field tapes, recorded in Tomikawa and Tokoro, Hokkaido (?), Japan, c. 1981

Collection Descriptive Notes
Hiranga Sada is interviewed Sept. 11 in Tomikawa; Fujiyama San plays the tonkori (=samisen); Hamp, speaking Japanese, elicits adjectives and verbs.
Collection Technical Notes
Masters are the original field recordings, donated to the LLA in 1982. The WAVE files are now converted to MP3s.
Hamp, Eric P.
Hiranga Sada and Fujiyama San, consultants