Indigenous Theory from Hawai’i

Decolonization

One of the goals of Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society is to bring together scholars, activists, artists and community members who are thinking through and acting out decolonization from their local spaces around the globe. Around the world, Indigenous communities and others are  resisting colonialism and resurging Indigenous cultures as necessary alternatives; though, sometimes these local initiatives operate with little discussion, solidarity, and learning with/from other locations of struggle. As a journal and as a larger project, we hope to provide a space where these discussions can happen to encourage and foster connections.

In that vein, we hope you’ll check out a great new blog started by Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua and her students at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa that brings out some great discussions on Hawai’ian decolonization, settler colonialism, and Indigenous theories. The students bring in a wide array of art, videos and readings to make some great connections…

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Author: Makere

A Maori/Scots New Zealander transplanted to Canada. Grandmother, academic, indigenous scholar, sometime singer, sometime activist, who cares passionately about our world.