Too Many Deaths: Decolonizing Western Academic Research on Indigenous Cultures
By Gabrielle Welford
A dissertation submitted to the Graduate Division of the University of Hawaii in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in English, May 2003
© 2003 Gabrielle Welford (



Title Page, Acknowledgements, Abstract, Table of Contents, Preface

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Inbetween I
Chapter 2 -Approaching Scholarship
Inbetween II
Chapter 3 - The Western Academy Described: Purpose and Means
Inbetween III
Chapter 4 - Objectivity
Inbetween IV
Chapter 5 - Externalization of Viewpoint Unwillingness to be Affected
Inbetween V
Chapter 6 - Fact and Fiction Written vs. Oral Linear Argument
Inbetween VI
Chapter 7 - Modes of Thought Effects
Inbetween VII
Chapter 8 - Examples
Inbetween VIII
Chapter 9 - What Are Our Options?
Inbetween IX
Chapter 10 - Conclusion Responsibility




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Too Many Deaths: Decolonizing Western Academic Research on Indigenous Cultures
By Gabrielle Welford
A dissertation submitted to the Graduate Division of the University of Hawaii in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in English, May 2003
© 2003 Gabrielle Welford (