J. Kehaulani Kauanui is Professor of American Studies and Anthropology at Wesleyan University, author of Hawaiian Blood: Colonialism and the Politics of Sovereignty and Indigeneity, also published by Duke University Press, and editor of Speaking of Indigenous Politics: Conversations with Activists, Scholars, and Tribal Leaders.
Introduction. Contradictory Sovereignty 1
1. Contested Indigeneity: Between Kingdom and "Tribe" 43
2. Properties of Land: That Which Feeds 76
3. Gender, Marriage, and Coverture: A New Proprietary Relationship 113
4. "Savage: Sexualities 153
Conclusion. Decolonial Challenges to the Legacies of Occupation and Settler Colonialism 194
Glossary of Hawaiian Words and Phrases 235