One of my teachers here taught me that if you rub a frog’s head, while saying ‘iko iko’, it will sit still in your hand. It works! A miracle I never knew about this before. This little guy was so small. It was like rubbing a tiny rubber toy.

Community members take a moment to clean the weeds off and pray at a recently discovered ancestral burial ground located a short hike up a mountain. Near Kuruson-zan, Shimonoseki, Japan.