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- What is colonialism in Oceania?
- Why does it matter to understand colonialism in Oceania when discussing modern issues?
- How does Blackbirding help you to understand the long lasting impacts of colonialism?
KEY CONCEPTS: Blackbirder, Consent, Colonialism
Act of War: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation by
This documentary is a provocative look at a historical event of which few Americans are aware. In mid-January, 1893, armed troops from the U.S.S. Boston landed at Honolulu in support of a treasonous coup d'etat against the constitutional sovereign of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Liliʻuokalani.
Island Soldier by
Call Number: H/P DVD 1119
This documentary interweaves the personal stories of Micronesian soldiers serving in the US military at high rates per capita, and the experiences of their families back home in the islands.