Native Americans and Independence Day
July 4, 2014 7:30 AM   Subscribe

Thanks for this post!
posted by the young rope-rider at 8:04 AM on July 4, 2014 [2 favorites]

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posted by mathowie (staff) at 9:20 AM on July 4, 2014 [3 favorites]

Native Hawaiians were represented at last year's Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington DC, which takes place during the weeks around July 4. For Hawaiian Participants, Independence Day is a Reminder of Ongoing Struggle A little over a century ago, on January 17, 1893, the Kingdom of Hawaii lost its independence to the USA.
posted by zaelic at 1:35 AM on July 5, 2014 [2 favorites]

and the Kingdoms of Maui, Oahu, Kauai lost their independence to the Kingdom of Hawai'i.
posted by 2manyusernames at 2:40 PM on July 5, 2014

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