Schantell Puamaeole Taylor

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Schantell Puameole Taylor is a seeker and keeper of Hawaiian culture. Protector of land, and advocate for culture-based education, she is a practitioner of Hula and holds space for others' transformation and healing.

Presentations from Facing Race 2018

Indigenizing Education/ Resisting Appropriation

We will explore ways to reclaim traditional practices, resist cultural appropriation, and shift narratives. Together we will engage and learn from each other and discuss strategies to infuse cultural education within our current system. We will look at the power of narrative as it intersects with culture and the many ways these are co-opted to benefit corporate/ neoliberal interests. We will also look at the similarities in impact on Detroit, Puerto Rico, and Hawai'i. And finally practice together rewriting history from a decolonized POV.

Speakers: Schantell Puamaeole Taylor, Antonio Cosme