Ryukyu / Okinawa Society
Some things about the way Okinawans lived long ago and even today
This page became active Sep 12, 2018
Latest update: 11-3-18
I'll be migrating features from the website to this page over time.
MUSIC Uniquely Okinawan, the traveled ear can easily distinguish that which derives from Uchina. Beautiful to hear wafting from the heart of villages all across the ken. Listen!
What about the Poo?
Ogimi: Village of Longevity
"Achoo !" Kusukwee
The art of hand tattoos
Okinawan Family Names
LANGUAGE - some helpful words and phrases|
Are the Ryukyuan Languages distinctly separate languages or are they "dialects" of Japanese?
That question has been bandied about for a long time. Here's an opinion worth reading:
“Wanne Uchinanchu – I am Okinawan.”
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