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  KANAKA - LoveToKnow Article on KANAKA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
KANAKA, or CANARA, the name of two adjoining districts oi British India: North Kanara in the presidency of Bombay South Kanara in that of Madras.
NORTH KANAKA DISTRICT forms part of the southern division of Bombay.
Extensive forests clothe the hills,, and are conserved under the rules of the forest department.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /K/KA/KANAKA.htm   (647 words)

 Kanaka Dasa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kanaka Dasa was one of the devotees of Krishna and an influential person in the Vaishnava bhakti movement in Karnataka.
Kanaka Nayaka being of the warrior community (Kuruba) his defeat in the field of battle, directed him to the path of devotion.
Kanaka Dasa spent later years of his life most in the company with Vyasaraja, He was already an author of Narasimha stora, Ramadhyana Mantra, Mohanatarangini before he became a follower of Vyasaraja.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kanaka_Dasa   (849 words)

 Are kanaka maoli indigenous to Hawai'i? Would the status of being indigenous give them special rights?
But kanaka maoli cannot claim that they need land to grow taro as a matter of physical survival, since poi is not their primary food item as it was 200 years ago.
Kanaka maoli might want land to grow taro because it makes them feel closer to the land, helps them relearn an almost-forgotten lifestyle, and gives them a source of food free from dependence on the supermarket; but those reasons are more akin to voluntarily choosing to pursue a hobby.
Kanaka maoli, in their traditional lifestyle, had a very intimate spiritual relationship with the land which was not shared by the Europeans who came here.
www.angelfire.com /hi2/hawaiiansovereignty/indigenous.html   (3113 words)

 Kanaka Dâsa
Kanaka Dâsa came to Udupi on pilgrimage, he camped close to Sri Krishna Mutt, not far from the tower.
It became known as the Kanaka Dâsa shrine and was used for recitations and discourses.
Kanaka Dâsa used to play on his tambuura and sing in the hut, but the wall of the temple was there between the icon and himself.
www.dvaita.org /madhva/udupi/kanaka.html   (1168 words)

 Kanaka Overview
Kanaka integrates with the Mac OS X log-in subsystem to provide users with contextless single-sign on to both their Mac OS X computer and the Novell network.
Kanaka's auto discovery feature totally eliminates the need for users to know where their storage is located on the network, and the manual process of mapping associations to the storage.
Kanaka now lets users roam from machine to machine and not have to worry about remembering the location of their storage.
www.condreyconsulting.com /production/PRODUCTS/Kanaka/Overview.htm   (477 words)

 Update on Kanaka Maoli (indigenous Hawaiian) Health by Kekuni Blaisdell - Healthcare / In Motion Magazine
In 1990, the Kanaka Maoli juvenile arrest rate of 159 / 1,000 population was highest and greater than in 1980, 102 / 1,000 (10) In 1994, Kanaka Maoli comprised the largest proportion, 40.9% of prison inmates compared to other ethnicities (25).
Kanaka Maoli continue to test the hypothesis of causal societal factors in their ill health by revitalizing their traditional culture; and resisting further coercive assimilation, cultural conflict, despair and self-destructive foreign lifestyle ways (1, 28).
Kanaka Maoli and non-Kanaka Maoli in Ka Pae'aina restrict unlimited foreign population ingress with resulting social illnesses, such as excessive crowding, crime, substance abuse, automobile dependency and recklessness, consumerism, waste, depletion of natural resources, excessive commercial development, environmental degradation, soaring housing costs and homelessness (1,28).
www.inmotionmagazine.com /kekuni3.html   (1961 words)

 Sovereign Stories : Kanaka Lament by Alani Apio
The truly ugly legacy of that act is not that most Kanaka do not have access to the lands, or that monies and lands have been squandered or stolen from Hawaiian Homes, or even that it discriminates against non-Kanaka.
The real atrocity is that it pits us Kanaka against ourselves, creates and perpetuates deep and jagged feelings of resentment, shame and confusion over self-identity (some are defined as "Native Hawaiian" and some are just "Hawaiian"), and as a result has allowed America to avoid blame for the overthrow.
In the case of Kanaka, though, they are more: they are attempts to compensate for colonialism; the overthrow, subjugation and oppression of a sovereign nation.
www.sovereignstories.org /apio-kanaka.htm   (2231 words)

 Kanaka Village
Kanaka Village which included French Canadians, and half-breeds, was just west of the fort and continued down to the waterfront, historians say, about where Interstate 5 is now.
Kanaka William was sent over in 1844 from Honolulu by George Pelly at the request of Dr. McLoughlin, who had written for a "trusty educated Hawaiian of good character to read the scripture and assemble his people for public worship." He was to get a salary of ten pounds a year.
And as the people whose toil and sacrifice was essential to the fort's existence, the Kanakas are due far more recognition than they have received in the past century and a half.
www.columbian.com /history/kanaka1.cfm   (841 words)

 The Kanakas and the Cane Fields
It is a story of slavery, of how young men and women from exotic islands such as Pentecost, Tanna and Malaita in the Solomon Islands were taken, sometimes by force and sometimes by deception and shoved into the putrid hulls of ships and carried across to work in the cane fields of Australia and Fiji..
As the kanakas toiled in the fields, they were watched over by overseers often on horseback and armed with stock whips - something intended for cattle and not for human beings.
There is no doubt in the minds of the descendants of the original kanakas that this was most certainly the case.
www.janeresture.com /kanakas   (1393 words)

 Kanaka Installation
Kanaka is a plug-in for Mac OS X that delivers fully automated desktop user access to NetWare services, including personal and collaborative storage and password change functionality.
Kanaka then goes about the task of automatically discovering, identifying, and mounting direct access to both personal and collaborative network storage for the user based solely on the user’s identity.
Kanaka is a great time saver for both users and Novell System Administrators, providing Mac OS X users the easiest and most elegant access to the NetWare File System available.
www.condreyconsulting.com /production/PRODUCTS/Kanaka/Kanaka.htm   (450 words)

 New hopes arise for ancestral culture
It is time for all Kanaka to pick up the 'ahu'ula (feathered cloak) of our beloved ali'i and become once again the protectors and stewards for all who live on this pae 'aina.
Kanaka, we need to stop begging, fighting for a piece of the pie and realize that this whole pae'aina, from South Point to Kure Atoll, is ours - not to own, but to malama in the deepest sense of the word.
Kanaka, let us gather as one, as our kupuna of old showed us when building a massive fishpond or heiau, and chart out a course that not only ensures our survival, but ensures the survival of our neighbors and friends as well.
www.moolelo.com /apio-ancestral-culture.html   (1603 words)

 Healing Practices by Kekuni Blaisdell, M.D.
Historically, traditional kanaka maoli lapa'au (Hawaiian medicine) may be considered in three periods: (1) the pre-Western over 1 500-year era, beginning with the arrival of the first Polynesians from South Oceania who settled in Hawai'i about 100 A.D., until the 1778 chance-arrival of the first European explorers.
Events could, and were, influenced by all of the numerous forces in the material and spiritual realms, favorable and adverse, and from the past as well as the present and into the future.
In 1965 the examining board was abolished because the statute authorizing it and licensure of traditional practitioners were considered "obsolete." Kanaka Maoli herbalists were no longer recognized, while lomilomi practitioners had to be certified by a separate, albeit still legal, Board of Massage.
www.hawaiiheart.com /health2.html   (1220 words)

 Kanaka mo Vanua launched in Vanuatu
Kanaka mo Vanua is a sub regional branch of the International Alliance of Indigenous and Tropical Peoples of the Tropical Forests (IAITPTF).
This was formed in 1991 to combat encroachment and colonisation of the indigenous people's territories which are undermining their lives, livelihood and cultures through deforestation.
In his speech to the members of Kanaka mo Vanua, the minister for internal affairs, Georges Wells extended his appreciation to the organisation, promising his ministry's support.
www.news.vu /en/news/environment/060321-Kanaka-mo-Vanua-launched-in-Vanuatu.shtml   (379 words)

 The Petra Foundation
Kekuni Blaisdell, a Kanaka Maoli from the island of O'ahu, has spent his life promoting the spiritual and physical health of the Kanaka Maoli and restoring their nation.
Kekuni prepared a comprehensive report on the health of the Kanaka Maoli, documenting that they suffer from the highest rates of heart disease, cancer, infant mortality, stroke, diabetes, teen-age pregnancy and complications and had the shortest life expectancy of all the ethnic groups in Hawai'i.
The Kanaka Maoli also have the highest rates of school drop-outs and incarceration, and the lowest level of income and home-ownership in the Islands.
www.petrafoundation.org /fellows/Kekuni_Blaisdell   (830 words)

 Are kanaka maoli indigenous to Hawai'i? - WorksOfConklin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Therefore, kanaka maoli did not come forth from the lands of these islands.
But kanaka maoli in Hawai'i today do not recognize ethnic Samoans or Tahitians or other Pacific islanders as having any rights to kanaka maoli sovereignty in Hawai'i.
Even if kanaka maoli tenure in Hawai'i is considered to be the tenure of Polynesians as a whole, that would still be only since about 400, which is shorter than the tenure of the Anglo-Saxon race as a whole in England.
kenconklin.org /mediawiki/index.php?title=Are_kanaka_maoli_indigenous_to_Hawai'i?   (3041 words)

 Were non-kanaka maoli historically full partners in Hawai'i, or only second-class guests?
The activists say that it is time for kanaka maoli to show the court their deed to the house, call in the police, and re-establish their rightful control of the house they have always owned.
The version of this story that is told by modern-day kanaka maoli sovereignty activists is that the two-man diplomatic mission to France, Britain, and the U.S. was headed by the ali'i Timoteo Ha'alilio, who took along the American missionary William Richards as his secretary.
Naturally, kanaka maoli political activists in the 1800s and nowadays would want to downplay the importance of a haole missionary who was a senior advisor to the king, and sarcastically refer to him as merely a secretary to a young kanaka ali'i.
www.angelfire.com /hi2/hawaiiansovereignty/fullpartners.html   (4655 words)

 kanaka kava
kamuli kan kana kanab kanacka kanaf kanah kanaka kanamycin kanana kananga kanara kanarese...
kampometer kampong kamptulicon kampuchea kanaka kanamycin kanat kandahar kandite kanedomycin...
Kauri 17 Kaguan 67 Kamtschadales 117 Kauri resin, gum, or copal 18 Kahani 68 Kan 118 Kava 19 Kahau 69 Kanacka, Kanaka 119 Kavass 20 Kail 70 Kanchil 120 Kaw 21 Kaimacam 71 Kand 121 Kawaka 22 Kain 72...
kanakakava.motekava.com   (745 words)

 BC Parks - Kanaka Creek Regional Park, Maple Ridge, Vancouver, British Columbia
This open setting beside the main fork of Kanaka Creek (the two forks merge below Cliff Falls) lacks some of the mystique of Cliff Falls, but none of the calm (except in April, when schoolchildren gather for the annual release of fry from the hatchery).
Kanaka Creek Regional Park is a long corridor of protected land that stretches almost 7 miles (11 km) inland from the Fraser River.
Although the best way to experience the lower section of Kanaka Creek Regional Park is by boat, for an easygoing walking tour, follow Riverfront Trail on foot as it leads out to Kanaka’s confluence with the Fraser from the Hwy 7 trailhead.
www.britishcolumbia.com /ParksAndTrails/Parks/details?ID=496   (842 words)

 Ka Le'a O Ke Ola : LGBT Rights & Recognition : AFSC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As we explore decolonization as Kanaka Maoli, issues like cultural institutions or land use have all brought about deep discussions in our community, all for the sake of the physical, cultural, and mental survival of Kanaka Maoli people.
The Kanaka Maoli cannot afford to limit our attempt to decolonize spiritually, socially, culturally, and economically by failing to address one of the most predominant institutions of American cultural hegemony.
As a Kanaka Maoli woman and a gay woman this question of sexuality and spirituality is a passionate one for me. As I grew up I was surrounded by stories from my mother and my grandmothers that affirmed sexuality.
www.afsc.org /lgbt/lilpad.htm   (3089 words)

 A Brief History of Hawai`i   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The population of the Archipelago of Hawai`i is estimated to have numbered in the hundreds of thousands when Europeans first arrived in 1778.
The arrival of explorers and later missionaries began a catastrophic chain of events that nearly destroyed the Kanaka Maoli culture.
Kanaka Maoli had shared their land with each other, and had no idea of privately owning part of Papa, the Earth Mother.
www.hawaii-nation.org /moolelo.html   (383 words)

 Kanaka annex crown - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kanaka, Kolar emerged triumphant in the State ‘C’ division basketball tournament, defeating Devanga Union 59-52 in the final at the outdoor courts of the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Saturday.
However, Kanaka took the lead in the second quarter, moving ahead of their fighting opponents by a basket to take the break 28-26.
Kanaka had 23 points from the last set of 10 minutes as against Devanga’s 11.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/aug152004/sp8.asp   (236 words)

 Resolution on Kanaka Maoli Self-Determination - Kekuni Blaisdell - Global Eyes - In Motion Magazine
Whereas, in 1810 a central monarchical Kanaka Maoli government (Hawaiian Kingdom) was established to protect the Kanaka Maoli and their lands as an independent sovereign nation, and to deal with the world community of other nations, which subsequently officially recognized the Kanaka Maoli nation through treaties and diplomatic representatives.
Whereas, on January 16, 1993, during the centennial of the U.S. armed invasion of Ka Pae'Aina, 15,000 Kanaka Maoli gathered at 'Iolani Palace in Honolulu to call for restoration of the Kanaka Maoli nation.
Whereas, the Kanaka Maoli people presently comprise less than 20% of the total Ka Pae'Aina population of 1.2 million, continue to be evicted from their lands, and have the worst and worsening health.
www.inmotionmagazine.com /ngo2.html   (463 words)

 Kanaka Mountain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the Northern Cascades east of Kanaka Bar and southeast of Lytton, this infrequently visited peak is located near Jackass Mountain.
History: A Kanaka was the word in the local argot, whether English or the Chinook Jargon, for a British Columbian of Hawaiian origin, many of whom worked in the employees of the fur companies in the pre-colonial days.
Like the early Chinese settlers, the early Kanakas came to BC to work as laborers and stayed.
bivouac.com /MtnPg.asp?MtnId=1135   (189 words)

 MacNN | Kanaka offers desktop user access to NetWare services
Condrey Consulting today announced Kanaka, a plugin for Mac OS X that delivers fully automated desktop user access to NetWare services including their personal and collaborative storage.
Kanaka then auto discovers the user's home directory and collaborative storage locations based solely on the user's identity and then auto-mounts the external volume.
Kanaka will be available for beta testing in August 2004 and will be shipping in the third quarter of 2004.
www.macnn.com /articles/04/08/03/kanaka.plugin.for.mac.os.x   (584 words)

 Kanaka Corporation
The Kanaka Corporation was incorporated on August 12, 1937, by the Guthrie-McDougall Corporation, a contractor in Portland, Oregon.
At a special meeting on October 14, 1938, Kanaka's stockholders approved the conveyance of all of the firm's assets to the Dakins Company, a partnership of Day, Kingsbury, and Smith, in partial payment of notes owed; Kanaka's officers were authorized to dissolve the corporation.
The records of the Kanaka Corporation span the years 1937 to 1940, with the bulk of the material covering the years 1937 to 1938; the material with the later dates usually concerns insurance or tax cases which were not settled until after the company was taken over by Dakins.
www.lib.uidaho.edu /special-collections/Manuscripts/dmginv/mg319.htm   (426 words)

 Re: Truth, Freedom and Justice
Na Kanaka Maoli (Hawaiian people's) oral traditions are passed on through chants, legends, myth and mo'oku'auhau or genealogies, and trace the origins of the ancient ancestors.
Na Kanaka Maoli traced their lineal ancestry to historical figures and ultimately, through them, to various deities and god of the land, ocean, forest and nature.
Na Kanaka Maoli (Hawaiian) people, Na po'e O Hawai'i have a right to be returned to the situation they were in, as of January 17, 1893.
www.freehawaii.org /18pages.html   (7428 words)

 Kanaka --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Conversely, the established “kings” of the tropical region relied on Kanakas (labourers from the Pacific...
The kidnapped islanders were known collectively as Kanakas (see Kanaka).
In 1863 the state's first cotton plantation was begun nearby, using Kanakas (South Sea islanders) as labourers.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9044520   (354 words)

 The Kanaka Conspiracy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Well, after brief altercations with fellow Kanakas, it has transpired that none of us can remember precisely what it is that we do not derive our name from.
This is most likely due to collective amnesia caused by the Vengeful Sky People, on one of their more malicious days.
It is safe to say that we are not affiliated at all with any kind of coconut-bearing native you may happen to encounter.
www.geocities.com /kanakaconspiracy   (215 words)

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