Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio- This is How We Rise
For episode two we had the incredibly talented and passionate scholar activist drop a whole lot of knowledge on us! As our resident Native Hawaiian scholar, we learned the history of the struggle against colonialism and white supremacy and what that means to the resistance to reclaiming our way of life and relationships to āina, and one another, today.
Check out this epic poem "Hawaiʻi Ponoī." In our interview she shared she wrote it in honor kūpuna and all Hawaiians, past and present, struggle for self-determination.