Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Cultures
Start off your learning with Cultural Starting Points: Connection, Conception, Creation. In this module, you will:
- Explore aspects of Native Hawaiian culture and history and reflect on your own identity.
- Gain knowledge about Hawaiian Indigenous technologies like the ʻauwai, loko iʻa, and ahupuaʻa land divisions.
- Learn about the important relationship between the kalo plant and the Hawaiian people and between ʻāina and the Hawaiian people.
- Learn how Native Hawaiian entrepreneurs are navigating the application of indigenous paradigms to how we live today.
Produced by Nalani Minton, Directed by Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina, on ʻŌiwiTV.
A Nation Rising: Hawaiian Movements for Life, Land, and Sovereignty. Eds. Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua, Ikaika Hussey, and Erin Kahunawaikaʻalai Wright.
Paradigm Wars: Indigenous Peoples’ Resistance to Globalization. Eds. Jerry Mander and Victoria Tauli-Corpuz.
Cornerstones of Local History and Native Hawaiian Culture (Summary)
Summary of materials in Read and Explore sections.
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