Negotiating Pacific Identities: Ethnicity,
Encounters and Self-determination

United Nation's Seminar, Honolulu, 2004

This was the first United Nation's Seminar ever held in the United States. It dealt with several broad themes important to Pacific Islanders, including Hawaiians.
  • Identity, Interaction and Peaceful Co-existence
  • Histories of Encounters, Suppression, Self-Discovery & Self-Determination
  • Defining Identities: Culture and Place
  • Defining Identities: Land Resources
  • Law, Politics and Identity: Goverment Policies
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Maire Bopp

Marshall Conley

Vilsoni Hereniko

Moana Jackson

Tarcisius Kabutaulaka

Victor Ordonez

Jon Osorio

Sandra Pierantozzi

Vicky Holt Takamine

Katerina Teaiwa

Konai Helu Thaman

Mililani Trask

Robert Underwood

Hans J.A. van Ginkel



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