Wikipedia:WikiProject Japan/Ainu task force

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The Ainu task force is a task force of WikiProject Japan aimed at increasing the number and improving the quality of Wikipedia articles on the indigenous Ainu people of northern Japan and adjoining Russian regions, their history and culture. Please note that this task force overlaps the areas covered by the Culture task force.

Wikipedia Ainu?[edit]

If you are interested in supporting the creation of a Wikipedia Ainu, please see the discussion at meta:Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Ainu 2, and the current incubator (25 articles as of June 2012) at incubator:Wp/ain.

Open tasks[edit]


  • Ainu music (dense and needs sectioning, smoothing)



Requested articles[edit]

Requested biographies[edit]

Image needed[edit]

Specific questions[edit]

  • In tonkori, citation evidencing that the parts of the musical instrument are described metaphorically as female anatomy?


New articles[edit]


You can add {{WikiProject Japan|ainu=yes}} to the top of the Talk page of articles that are related to this project. This will place the following to the top of the page:

WikiProject Japan / Ainu (Rated Project-class)
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of the WikiProject Japan, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Japan-related articles on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the project and see a list of open tasks. Current time in Japan: 12:15, October 1, 2016 (JST, Heisei 28) (Refresh)
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This page is supported by the Ainu task force.

Stub template[edit]

You can add {{Ainu-stub}} to the bottom of any article dealing with Ainu issues that is still at stub length:

Current participants[edit]

Please keep the list alphabetical by username, and include month of joining.