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Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

ku'ualoha ho'omanawanui

Abstract

This book is a literary analysis of Pele and Hiʻiaka literature from an indigenous, specifically Hawaiian perspective, one inspired by the larger discussions of Indigenous Literary Nationalism by Native American scholars that seeks to add a Hawaiian voice to the conversation. It is also grounded in the Pacific and our continuing efforts within our own Indigenous Studies programs to negotiate our experiences and histories with settler colonialism and the misappropriations of our literatures that have been relegated to the realms of folklore, mythology, ethnography, and the postcolonial. Thus, t ... More

Keywords: indigenous literary nationalism, indigenous literature, native literary studies, Hawaiian literature, folklore

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780816679218
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

ku'ualoha ho'omanawanui, author

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