Hawaiian Decolonization and the Enduring Question of Feminism

Oct 12, 2023, 4:30 pm6:00 pm



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Kēhaulani Kauanui is the author of: Hawaiian Blood: Colonialism and the Politics of Sovereignty and Indigeneity (Duke University Press 2008); Paradoxes of Hawaiian Sovereignty: Land, Sex, and the Colonial Politics of State Nationalism (Duke University Press 2018); and Speaking of Indigenous Politics: Conversations with Activists, Scholars, and Tribal Leaders (University of Minnesota Press 2018), which features select interviews from her public affairs radio show “Indigenous Politics: From Native New England and Beyond,” which aired on WESU from 2007-2013. The show was widely syndicated across a dozen states on Pacifica radio affiliate stations, and episodes are archived online: www.indigenouspolitics.com.

Kauanui is the recipient of the 2022 American Indian History Lifetime Achievement Award by the Western History Association.  She is an elected member of the American Antiquarian Society and has held fellowships from: the School of Advanced Research (formerly the School of American Research), Institute for Citizens & Scholars (formerly the Woodrow Wilson Foundation), Smithsonian Institution, Rockefeller Archives Center, National Science Foundation, Fulbright (Maori Studies, University of Auckland), and Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Canterbury. And she has held an appointment as an Organization of American Historians (OAH) Distinguished Lecturer.