Red Skin, White Masks by Glen Coulthard
Ineyak / lepblo / lepblo siha / politiku / Uncategorized

Red Skin, White Masks by Glen Coulthard

Glen Coulthard’s book Red Skin, White Masks is an incredibly important work for the present situation that many indigenous people find themselves in. Coulthard precisely identifies the shape-shifting character of colonialism from a interlocking process that aims to exclude and assimilate to one that recognizes and accommodates. Despite this change in the colonial mechanism, Coulthard argues … Continue reading

Don’t Ever Whisper
decolonization / famalaoan / lepblo siha / nuclear bombs

Don’t Ever Whisper

(This review of the biography Don’t Ever Whisper was recently published by the Journal of Pacific History at the Australian National University, by Angela L. Robinson of the University of California, Los Angeles) In Don’t Ever Whisper Giff Johnson follows the inspiring life story of Darlene Keju (1951–1996), a Marshallese antinuclear activist and community organiser. Johnson, author of several texts … Continue reading

Mead
famalaoan / lepblo siha / politiku

Mead

As a child, I read a series of books on famous American and European people — Louis Pasteur was one of them, and Margaret Mead was another.  Although Mead’s early work was focused on sexuality, I remember that the book skipped carefully around the topic and emphasized her interest in allowing children to develop and … Continue reading

Nihi ta taitai lepblon Pasifiku siha
lepblo siha

Nihi ta taitai lepblon Pasifiku siha

I estudiante-hu siha ma taitai lepblon Chamoru siha yan lepblon Tagata Māo’i siha yan lepblon Māori siha yan lepblon Kānaka ʻōiwi siha . . . Si Emelihter Kihleng ha tuge’ i lepblo My Urohs.  Taotao Pohnpei gui’. Si Craig Santos Perez ha tuge’ i lepblo siha from unincorporated territory [hacha], [saina], yan [guma’].  Chamoru gui’.  Ha tuge’ i lepblo-ña … Continue reading