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Rob Kajiwara is an Okinawan activist, scholar, and musician based in Okinawa City. He is president of the Peace For Okinawa Coalition, a non-profit organization led by millennial Okinawans to promote Okinawan culture, history, language, and rights. In 2018-19 Kajiwara petitioned to stop the illegal construction of the US military base at Henoko, Okinawa receiving over 212,000 signatures. Since 2019 he has been a frequent participant at the United Nations as a representative of Okinawan rights and independence. Kajiwara has a BA in History from University of Hawaii at Manoa, MA in History from University of Nebraska at Kearney, and PhD ABD from Manchester Metropolitan University.