Nature Shaping a Worldview Worldviews: Contact and Change Unit 3: From Isolation to Adaption Ch. 12: Shaping a Unique Worldview
The beautiful natural landscape of Japan has always been a great source of pride to the Japanese people. • Japan has very distinct seasons with celebrations and rituals marking the changing of the seasons
Cherry Blossoms • Cherry Blossoms represent many things to the Japanese: • New Beginnings • Beauty • The shortness on beauty and life
Nature and the Ainu The Ainu regard things like fire, water, wing, thunder, animals and plants as gods called Kamuy (kuh-moo-ee) who visit the earthy world.