The First Kanaka: Stories and Songs of the People – Saturday September 23

The First Kanaka: Stories and Songs of the People will be hosted on the beautiful island of Maui, Hawaii  

All are welcome! Virtual and in-person SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23

Welcome to our Live Broadcast day of speakers and events ‘To hear the Voices of Our Original Nations and Peoples’. From the invitation through our Kanaka Maoli Relatives arrives this one day in-person and virtual sharing. A day of interfaith and intercultural sharing of ONP perspective to our relationships with each other and with our environment. The Day’s program is filled with unique opportunities for experiencing the sharing of cultural knowledge, practice, and perspectives. The evening program is filled with stories, songs and performance. And don’t miss the Grand Finale – the Friends, Allies and Relatives Visiting Hour (FAR) and the Stories and Songs of the People celebration with our special invited guests and performing artists.

From their website we read: We the Kanaka Maoli of Maui invite you to begin a relationship among Original Nations and Peoples of the world; Learning about each other as individual peoples, as well as sharing our culture through our stories and songs. E komo mai (welcome!) – Join us for an intercultural, interfaith sharing of experience and knowledge of the profound social, cultural, economic, legal and environmental issues reflecting the impacts to the health and well-being of our collective Nations and our Planet.

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