Everyday Acts of Resurgence

People, Places, Practices

Relentlessly Coastal: Parenting, Research, and Everyday Resurgence

by January 8, 2018
 

Relentlessly Coastal: Parenting, Research, and Everyday Resurgence

by Mick Scow
It is my deepest desire that my children are given the opportunity to live a more Indigenous life than I did. It is for this reason that I’ve included my children in my research, both academic and informal. To do so I’ve had to transform the ways in which I conceive of and partake in research. I came to understand research as a process that allow us, as Indigenous peoples, to better understand our place within our communities. It is a journey of relating to, participating with, and coming to understand all of our relations. Research, as such, entails an active reconnection with the forces of the universe that colonial rule has sought to separate us from.

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Table of contents

Ndithak | I Hear You by Lianne Charlie
Introduction by Jeff Corntassel, Taiaiake Alfred, Noelani Goodyear–Ka‘ōpua, Noenoe K. Silva, Hokulani Aikau, and Devi Mucina
Lawa Ku’u Lei by Kīhei de Silva

People

Resurgence as Relationality by Gina Starblanket
Renewal by Jeff Corntassel
Relentlessly Coastal: Parenting, Research, and Everyday Resurgence by Mick Scow
Decolonizing Indigenous Fatherhood by Devi Mucina
Embers of Micro-aggression by Dibikgeezhigokwe
From a Place of Love by Erynne M. Gilpin

Places

Changes in the Land, Changes in Us by Taiaiake Alfred
Recovering Place Names from Hawaiian Literatures by Noenoe K. Silva
Mālama ʻĀina Koholālele by No’eau Peralto
Represencing Indigenous Peoples in the Landscape by Lisa Strelein
Fearless Regeneration by Senka Eriksen
Dan k’I by Shelby Blackjack

Practices

Dreaming is an Everyday Act of Resurgence by Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua
Bring the ‘Umeke of Poi to the Table by Hokulani Aikau
The SX̱OLE (Reef Net Fishery) as an Everyday Act of Resurgence by Nick XEMŦ0LTW̱ Claxton
Evading the Neo-colonial State Without Running to the Hills by Brad Coombes
Intimate Acts of Resurgence by Natalie Clark
Ua pā i ka leo by Maya L. Kawailanaokeawaiki Saffery
The Piko Æffect by Megumi Chibana