Decolonizing Knowledge Organization Systems: Hawaiian Epistemology, Representation and Organization

Shavonn-Haevyn Matsuda

Abstract


Through examining controlled and natural language representation of Hawaiʻi, this research aims to contribute to an understanding of how Hawaiian epistemology may enrich Hawaiian cultural heritage representation in conventional knowledge organization systems.

Keywords


Hawaiian epistemology, knowledge organization systems, Indigenous knowledge, Dewey Decimal Classification, anticolonial strategies, indigenous ontologies

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7152/acro.v28i1.15391