Ainu is an indiginous tribe that once lived happily in Northern Hokkaido Japan
Shamans of Asia:
Shamanism is part of the indigenous Ainu religion and Japanese religion of many groups of Shinto.
The Ainu people, believe that everything in nature has a Kamuy (spirit ) on the inside, of the most important Kamuy is Kamuy Fuchi, she is the goddess of the hearth or fire. KimUn Kamuy the god of the Bears and the mountains, and Repun Kamuy the god of the ocean and all the live with in the sea.
The Ainu have a village chief, one that performs many ceremonies by making prayers and offerings to the Kamuy using special implements made of willow sticks and rice wine.
Thanks to the gods before eating is a very important part of life, and prayers to the fire goddess in time of sickness are performed.