Oct 31, 2021
This panel examines the harmful impact of U.S. militarism among Pacific Islanders, and focuses on three Indigenous island nations: Luchu (also known as Okinawa), the Mariana Islands consisting of Guam and the Northern Marianas, and the Hawaiian Islands. All of the participants in the panel are Indigenous to the Pacific. Parallel event at the United Nations Human Rights Council 48th session, September 2021, Geneva, Switzerland. Under the auspices of Incomindios, a NGO in consultative status with the Economic and Security Council of the United Nations. Co-sponsored by the Koani Foundation and the Peace For Okinawa Coalition. Special thanks to OCW670 and the Ryukyu Independence Action Network for their support.