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“My Name is ʻŌpūkahaʻia" Performance and Discussion
Performance and discussion of one-person play based on the life of Henry ʻŌpūkahaʻia, a Native Hawaiian man who’s arrival in New England changed history.
The Congregational Library & Archives is pleased to host “My Name is ʻŌpūkahaʻia,” a play commissioned by the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives and supported by the Massachusetts Humanities Council. Commemorating Henry ʻŌpūkahaʻia’s death in 1818, the play tells the story of a Native Hawaiian man who traveled to New England and inspired the formation of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Mission (ABCFM) and the sending of the first missionaries to theView more
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