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by Micha F. Lindemans
"Land-kami". A term used in Western Japan, similar to jinushigami or tochigami. It refers to the enshrined spirit of a village founder or one who first cultivates the land in a particular area. The shrine itself is usually located in a corner or border of a field.

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