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Protectors of Mauna Kea Are Fighting Colonialism, Not Science
Julianne Tveten | FAIR-Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Sep 2019

27 Aug 2019 – Thousands of Native Hawaiians and their supporters have been congregating since July 15 at the base of Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano and mountain on the island of Hawaii… While proposals to compromise might appear fair, protectors say, they dismiss the historical context in Hawaii of colonialism and the usurpation of Indigenous land that continues today. Thus, these suggestions elide the stark power asymmetry between historically disenfranchised and marginalized Native Hawaiians and the billion-dollar, state-backed TMT project.

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