Not Just ‘Talking the Talk’

Preserving Hawaiian Culture and Language through Hula
  • Sachi Edwards
Part of the The World Council of Comparative Education Societies book series (WCCE)


Scholars from around the world have asserted that the revitalization of indigenous cultures and languages cannot effectively occur independently of one another (Dixon, 1980; McKinley, 2005). If we want genuine cultural revival – recognition of, and justice for, indigenous communities – we cannot simply ‘talk the indigenous talk,’ we must also ‘walk the indigenous walk’ by understanding, cultivating, and valuing indigenous cultural practices.


Indigenous Community Indigenous Knowledge Formal Education System Indigenous Pedagogy Hula Class 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sachi Edwards
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  1. 1.Higher Education, Student Affairs and International EducationUniversity of MarylandUSA

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