Okinawan Culture

Before Okinawa became a part of Japan, Okinawa was a part of the Ryukyu Kingdom. During this time, Okinawa developed its own unique culuture. Below are articles, written or compiled by YOH Members, about diffrent aspects of this unique Culture. Look for more articles in coming months

What is Okinawan Obon?

Eisa Uniform - by Shane Akagi

Eisa: Dances in Honor of Our Ancestors - by Eric Wada

Prefectural Designations - by David Miyashiro