Nonviolent Indigenous Struggles in Okinawa

Ako Yamakawa, a a graduating masters student in Conflict Resolution at Portland State University, is involved in nonviolent indigenous struggles to close U.S. military bases on Okinawa. She has been working closely with the indigenous leadership on Okinawa to help Americans understand the wishes of the Okinawan people. Please find more information — and how you can help — at Ako’s blog,