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Mai Poina: Why We Must Not Forget

Worth re-reading this week of so-called Columbus Day or what should be Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Past time for the Catholic Church to disavow this hateful doctrine. This guest post by T. Lulani Arquette, president/CEO of the Native Arts and Cultures

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Posted in Colonization, Hawaii Annexation, I BLOG, Indigenous peoples, Mai Poina, Queen Lili`uokalani, Uncategorized

Of Gods and Men. . . and Jon Stewart

I watched Of Gods and Men the same week the news was filled with images of exultation at the killing of Osama bin Laden. The journey from Jon Stewart’s testosterone-driven treatment of bin Laden’s death on the Daily Show to

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Posted in Catholics and Culture, Colonization, I BLOG, Movies, Muslims, Readers of the Book, Uncategorized

Royal Celebrations

In Hilo and in London. On different islands, oceans apart, this weekend, a royal celebration and the perpetuation of centuries old traditions that took us from the ancient to the modern.

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Posted in Colonization, Hawaiian Language and Culture, I BLOG, Merrie Monarch, Royal celebrations

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