A report on Ainu people, Hokkaido and Takeda Nobuhiro
The Ainu are the indigenous people of the lands surrounding the Sea of Okhotsk, including Hokkaido Island, Northeast Honshu Island, Sakhalin Island, the Kuril Islands, the Kamchatka Peninsula and Khabarovsk Krai, before the arrival of the Yamato Japanese and Russians.- Ainu people
Takeda Nobuhiro (武田 信広), also known as Kakizaki Nobuhiro (蠣崎 信廣) (1431 – 1494) was the ancestor of the Matsumae clan, and is celebrated for his role in suppressing the 1457 Ainu revolt of Koshamain.- Takeda Nobuhiro
Although there were Japanese settlers who ruled the southern tip of the island since the 16th century, Hokkaido was considered foreign territory that was inhabited by the indigenous people of the island, known as the Ainu people.- Hokkaido
A few years later, in 1454, he followed Andō Masasue to Hokkaidō (then called Ezo), and settled in the town of Kaminokuni.- Takeda Nobuhiro
Takeda Nobuhiro killed the Ainu leader, Koshamain.- Ainu people
Takeda Nobuhiro killed the Ainu leader, Koshamain, and defeated the opposition in 1457.- Hokkaido
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Koshamain's War (コシャマインの戦い) was an armed struggle between the Ainu and Wajin that took place on the Oshima Peninsula of southern Hokkaidō, Japan, in 1457.
Escalating out of a dispute over a sword, Koshamain and his followers sacked twelve forts in southern Ezo (道南十二館), before being overcome by superior forces under Takeda Nobuhiro.