Aterui

1992 UP4. Discovered 1992 Oct. 26 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.

Aterui, patriarch of the Ainu tribe in northern Japan in the late eighth century, was believed to have had a castle in the present Mizusawa { see planet (7530)} City. He resisted military invasion by the central government. He was eventually compelled to surrender to the commander of the Kyoto troops and was executed near Kyoto {see planet (4352)} in 801. (M 38197)

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