Welina mai kakou...
Currently on a life discovery that's taken me to the big city of New York to pursue a degree that I believe will help me advocate for social justice for kanaka maoli.
I want to make a difference for our people, and I still have yet to determine where I will best be an agent of change, whether in education, law, activism, social work.
I know that you and I have a calling to do what we can, to the upmost of our abilities, to the extent of our knowledge, to advance the Native Hawaiian people and bring us to self-determination. We owe it to our kupuna, we owe it to future generations.
Ku'ulani Miyashiro's Blog
I am writing an essay for an anthology on APA studies for Arizona State University - my first submission to an academic journal. With the rise of young people in the independence movement today (e.g. many of you on Ke A'o Maoli!), I felt it was important to document it and spread the word across the continent that this is happening.
I would like to interview college students, grads, educators, activists, organizers, who are active and want to contribute to this essay. Here's the… Continue
Posted on April 10, 2009 at 4:50am — 6 Comments
Yesterday, we were able to get a handful of us who were available in the afternoon to go and show our kanaka maoli presence in NYC. We went to the National Museum of the American Indian in NYC (which is near Battery Park/the Statue of Liberty) to take pictures with Hawaiian flags. I chose that location because it is pretty much the only symbol of native presence I know of in NYC (someone please let me know if there are others).
It dawned on us later that we also should have went to… Continue
Posted on February 26, 2009 at 11:55am — 5 Comments