The Hōkūle’a: Indigenous Resurgence from Hawai’i to Mannahatta

In the summer of 2016, the Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a will arrive to New York City—Lenape Territory—as a part of its worldwide voyage called Mālama Honua (to care for our earth). The voyage is a part of a global movement for the resurgence of Indigenous knowledges, languages, and land-based practices that are ever needed in the production of alternative futures for this historical moment. This symposium, which took place on Thursday, March 31, 2016, was a means to think through possibilities existent when Indigenous “subjugated knowledges” chart new epistemes for the twenty-first century.

Panel 2 was hosted by the A/P/A Institute at NYU and featured Na’alehu Anthony (The Polynesia Voyaging Society), J. Kēhaulani Kauanui (Wesleyan University), Steven T. Newcomb (Indigenous Law Institute), and was moderated by Dean Saranillio (NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis).

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