Ishi


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Ishi

(ĭsh`ī), in the Bible. 1, 2 Judahites. 3 Manassite. 4 Simeonite whose sons fought at Mt. Seir. 5 The name Ishi with the meaning "my husband" is a name of God in a prophecy.

Ishi

(?1860–1916) Yahi tribesman; born near Mt. Lassen, Calif. The sole survivor of his tribe, he was found half dead in 1911 and taken to live at the Museum of Anthropology in Berkeley, Calif. He was the subject of a book by Alfred Kroeber and renowned as the "last of the Stone Age people" in North America.
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The shoes, made of soft calf leather with a wooden wedge, have a Japanese influence and indeed, the word "ishi" means "stone" in Japanese, he explained.
For Vizenor the epitome of this transformation of living cultures into frozen tableaux, to be used for instruction or entertainment [,] is the case of Ishi ...
Meanwhile, Ishi said the subcommittee also agreed to simplify the liquor tax structure, but that panel members were still divided over ways to do it, including how best to raise taxes on so-called third-category beer, an alcoholic beverage that is drawing strong demand due to lower tax rates.
Ishi said the commission, an advisory panel to the prime minister, had recommended review of the special revenues in the past.
Against this background Professor Ishi has produced his discussion which he divides into three parts.
"Ishi has become an icon of our guilt and regret about past mistreatment of Native Americans," says Nancy Rockafellar, a medical historian at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
Sources say Ishi's willingness to raise the consumption tax rate was behind Abe's decision to replace him.
Deliberations at the Tax Commission will be ''in a direction toward abolition,'' Hiromitsu Ishi, chairman of the panel, said during an interview with Kyodo News.
Ishi's Brain: In Search of America's Last "Wild" Indian.
THE preserved brain of Ishi, "the last wild man in America," has been found in a museum warehouse - more than 80 years after it vanished.
Marco, 37, who opened the pounds 2 million Titanic restaurant-bar in London's West End last month, is employing Japanese-born Mr Ishi to hand-deliver his mail.
That object was a tsuki no ishi, or moonrock, plucked the year before by the Apollo 11 astronauts.