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Mariko Rooks

Mariko (she/her) is a Fugetsudo lover and BA (c/o 2021) and MPH (c/o 2022) student at Yale University, which resides on Quinnipiac, Paugussett, and Wappinger land. She majors in the History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health & Ethnicity, Race, and Migration and interviews, writes, and conducts research with organizations including USA Water Polo, Changing Womxn Collective, JookSongs, and Discover Nikkei.

Mariko Rooks

Mariko (she/her) is a Fugetsudo lover and BA (c/o 2021) and MPH (c/o 2022) student at Yale University, which resides on Quinnipiac, Paugussett, and Wappinger land. She majors in the History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health & Ethnicity, Race, and Migration and interviews, writes, and conducts research with organizations including USA Water Polo, Changing Womxn Collective, JookSongs, and Discover Nikkei.

Posts by This Author

Hidden Ecologists: The Rise and Fall of Sustainable Agriculture in Japanese American Farming

Story
Issue:
Mottainai
,
October 24, 2020

Land and micromanagement and precision agriculture techniques are perceived as innovations by environmentalists in the late 20th century. Actually, Japanese American farmers implemented these techniques in the 1900s with remarkable success...until racism intervened. 

A Space for Ourselves: Thoughts from a Black Yonsei

Story
Issue:
Diaspora
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January 3, 2021

What is it to be a Black Japanese American? What should I tell you? What should you know?