Nobuko Miyamoto is a third-generation Japanese American songwriter, dance and theater artist, and activist. She is the artistic director of Great Leap. Her work has explored ways to reclaim and decolonize our minds, bodies, histories, and communities, using the arts to create social change and solidarity across cultural borders. Her albums A Grain of Sand, with Chris Iijima and Charlie Chin, and 120,000 Stories are part of the Smithsonian Folkways catalog.