From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawaii / Edition 2

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Since its publication in 1993 From a Native Daughter, a provocative, well-reasoned attack against the rampant abuse of Native Hawaiian rights, institutional racism, and gender discrimination, has generated heated debates in Hawai'i and throughout the world. This revised work includes new material that builds on issues and concerns raised in the first edition: Native Hawaiian student organizing at the University of Hawai'i; the master plan of the Native Hawaiian self-governing organization Ka Lahui Hawai'i and its platform on the four political arenas of sovereignty; the 1989 Hawai'i declaration of the Hawai'i ecumenical coalition on tourism; a typology on racism and imperialism. Brief introductions to each of the previously published essays brings them up to date and situates them in the current Native Hawaiian rights discussion.
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Editorial Reviews

Mindy Pennybacker
Trask's book provides an invaluable overview of Native Hawaiian history, culture and values, as well as of the political environmental and economic issues that Hawaii shares with other Pacific nations.
&151#; The Nation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824820596
  • Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
  • Publication date: 4/28/1999
  • Series: Latitude 20 Book Series
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 388,272
  • Product dimensions: 5.99 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. I Sovereignty: The International Context
Hawaiians and Human Rights 25
Politics in the Pacific Islands: Imperialism and Native Self-Determination 41
The New World Order 58
Pt. II Sovereignty: The Hawai'i Context
Kupa'a Aina: Native Hawaiian Nationalism in Hawai'i 65
Women's Mana and Hawaiian Sovereignty 87
Neocolonialism and Indigenous Structures 101
Pt. III The Colonial Front: Historians, Anthropologists, and the Tourist Industry
From a Native Daughter 113
What Do You Mean "We," White Man? 123
"Lovely Hula Hands": Corporate Tourism and the Prostitution of Hawaiian Culture 136
Pt. IV Native Hawaiians in a White University
Racism against Native Hawaiians at the University of Hawai'i: A Personal and Political View 151
The Politics of Academic Freedom as the Politics of White Racism 169
Native Student Organizing: The Case of the University of Hawai'i 185
Draft United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 197
Ho'okupu a Ka Lahui Hawai'i: The Master Plan 1995 211
The Ka Lahui Hawai'i Platform on the Four Arenas of Sovereignty 237
The 1989 Hawai'i Declaration of the Hawai'i Ecumenical Coalition on Tourism 245
Typology on Racism and Imperialism 251
Index 253
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 29, 2003


    I have lived in Hawaii all of my life and I am more of a Hawaiian than anything. Who is she to say to others to get out. She's not full Hawaiian either. She makes a mockery out of the people who have better sovreign ideas. Shame on her and those who agree with her. From a TRUE Hawaiian.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2003


    trask's book is one of the most touching, infuriating and important books i have ever read. it speaks volumes about the involvement of the u.s. in colonialism, and is rightfully damning of the tourism industry. this book forced me to reflect upon myself, my world and my history. it is eye opening.

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