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Free Zen Public Talk on Papaku Makawalu with Kumu Auli'i Mitchell

  • Halau i Ka Pono / Zen Life Meditation Center 38 Lake Street Oak Park, IL, 60302 United States (map)

Join us for a Free Sunday Morning Zen Public Talk on Papaku Makawalu, An Indigenous Methodology: How we the Hawaiian people perceive our universe, and how it relates to our hula.

Cultural Practitioner and kumu hula (master hula teacher) of Halau o Kahiwahiwa in the District of Puna, Hawaii and Halau o Moana-nui-a-Kiwa in Aotearoa (New Zealand), Kumu Auliʻi Mitchell is a student of his mother and kumu hula Harriet Aana Mitchell and his grandfather loea Charles Kahiwahiwa Cash. Mitchell has a Masters in Applied Indigenous Knowledge. He is a cultural anthropologist and cultural specialist in the disciplines of archaeology and cultural impact studies focusing on Hawaii. He serves as vice-chair of the Oahu Island Burial Council.