First people in Okinawa has been dominated by Japan & U.S. governments. This is a historical record of a struggle for New U.S. Military base construction in Henoko.
Pictures from Ryukyu......
Joined the hands at the front of Camp schwab gate. In a rain, people sing & dance.
Our strong & respected elders of Okinawa & Japan.
Sometime, young ones also show up at the gate.
Marvelous creature in a Yanbaru rain forest.
Standing with a great dignity, I say...
Human's Sit, This is a pineapple farm. all Red soil flow into the sea. And Corals dies...
Everyday, people come to join "Sit in" at Takae where the Yambaru forest is.
Spring started in Yambaru forest. Beautiful smell is carried by winds.
Are you feeling anger? By seeing those people, I say, I feel deep sadness for them. The Humans forgot how we were born into this world & forgot why you were born on this mother earth....
Let's work together to remember and remind the all people who forgot !!!
On a Moon calendar of mid August. Okinawa commemorate the ancestors with drumming and traditional dance.So many lives were killed in a battle of Okinawa. One out of four population on the island bacame soil of this island.But also afer the war, under the U.S. military occupation, there were countless victims.On 1972, after the returning to Japan, there are still discrimination by Japanese main landers, because they want to keep U.S. military bases not in a main land but father south in Okinaa.What solidarity means on this world of today?I know there is nNative Americans, Australian Aborigines Hawaian and Chamoro people, South Americans, Koreans, Taiwanese, Indians, East Timor, Burmese, Arabian people, Kurdish, Africans etc...I mean everywhere,there is a struggle to prorect life and right.Here in Okinawa, we always face to police and construction company's workers, both of us don't want this situation. Both of us don't really want Military helipads in a Yambal forest.It…