Ep. 07 The Onna Bugeisha
Women Warriors PodcastEnglish - May 26, 2023 13:25 - 1 hour - 110 MB
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The Onna Bugeisha were a female warrior class in Japan, who lived during a time when it was tradition to train women to fight to protect the household. They were numerous and as skilled and honorable as the samurai in the art of combat, archery, martial arts and horseback riding.
While they were mainly trained to protect the household, some of them fought on the battlefield along side the men, the samurai, and earned the title of Onna Musha. They honored the same warrior code as the samurai known as bushidó.
Narrative: Tina & Miriam
Written and arranged by Tina & Miriam
Producer: Thea Kastberg
Theme music: Emma Cairo
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