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Micronesians of Yap and their depopulation

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Expedition to Yap Island, Micronesia.

Micronesians of Yap and their depopulation

report of the Peabody Museum Expedition to Yap Island, Micronesia, 1947-1948.

by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Expedition to Yap Island, Micronesia.

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Published by Peabody Museum, Harvard University in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yap (Micronesia),
  • Micronesia (Federated States),
  • Yap.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Yap.,
    • Yap (Micronesia) -- Population.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Pacific Science Board.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN671.C3 H3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 198 l.
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6065853M
      LC Control Number50002553
      OCLC/WorldCa3123608


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With the exception of Yap and a few atolls in the state of Pohnpei where patrilineal affiliation governed inheritance of land rights, matrilineages traditionally controlled estates in Micronesia.

These estates were often subject to chiefly authority and control. It's the name both of a book about Yap, written a century ago, and a paper by the economist Milton Friedman, who compared Yap's monetary system to the gold standard.

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Far more important to the value of the stones was their ‘story’. On Yap, there is no source of calcite crystal for making rai stones. Archeologists have discovered that, beginning around A.D., the megalithic stones were brought to Yap from the ancient crystal mines on the island of Palau, more than miles away.

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It is composed of more than islands and islets in the Caroline Islands archipelago and is divided roughly along cultural and linguistic lines into the states of—from west to east— Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae.

The capital is Palikir, on the island of Pohnpei. The Micronesians of Yap and Their Depopulation () Schneider on Schneider: The Conversion of the Jews and Other Anthropological Stories by David Schneider, as told to Richard Handler.

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Coordinates. The Federated States of Micronesia (/ ˌ m aɪ k r oʊ ˈ n iː ʒ ə / (); abbreviated FSM and also known simply as Micronesia) is an independent republic associated with the United consists of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae – that are spread across the Western Pacific er, the states comprise around islands (a Calling code: + Micronesian culture, the beliefs and practices of the indigenous peoples of the ethnogeographic group of Pacific Islands known as Micronesia.

The region of Micronesia lies between the Philippines and Hawaii and encompasses more than 2, islands, most of which are small and many of which are found in clusters. Micronesia, made up of the island states of Pohnpei, Kosrae, Chuuk and Yap, has banned entry to anyone (airline crew excluded) who has been in any country with a confirmed case of coronavirus in Author: Rachel Withers.

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Yap Day is the day when Yapese tell their tales of centuries past through dance and chant-like song, a tradition called churu that has been passed down over generations and, more than on any other. Yap, one of the states in the Federated States of Micronesia, is a remote and usually very peaceful island of ab people.

Photograph: DEA/V. GIANNELLA/De Agostini via Getty ImagesAuthor: Lauren Aratani. Schneider was also an authority on the Yap people of Micronesia and was the author of The Micronesians of Yap and Their Depopulation ().

He received his B.S. in and his M.S. in from Cornell and his Ph.D. from Harvard in After retiring from Chicago in Ending the Compact in impacts F.S.M. more than it does the U.S. For one thing, Micronesians currently living abroad will lose their immigration status and.

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The island of Yap actually consists of four islands joined by a common coral reef. The land is mostly rolling hills densely covered with vegetation. Mangrove swamps line much of the on: N Street NW, Washington, DC This podcast is about the beautiful islands of Micronesia.

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Richard Handler. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. "The Power of Culture: Notes on Some Aspects of Gay and Lesbian Kinship in America Today."Formació: Universitat Harvard, Universitat Cornell. The Federated States of Micronesia is a sovereign nation of islands in the North Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Indonesia.

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Yap Island, one of the four Federated States of Micronesia, lies at the Western edge of the Pacific Ocean 9° North of the equator. A unique island culture and visitor experience is the traveler’s reward on the island of Stone Money.

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Yap, the western-most state of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is located in the western Caroline Islands midway between Guam and Palau. Yap has a total population of approximat 1 A majority, 65%, of the population resides on Wa'ab (Yap Proper): four islands connected by roads, waterways and channels, which includes the town Author: Geraldine Luchuen Dugwen, W Thane Hancock, James Gilmar, John Gilmatam, Petra Tun, Gregory G Maskari.

Palau, the Marianas, and Yap, which were apparently settled from what are now Indonesia and the Philippines (as opposed to Nuclear Micronesian's origins in northeast Melanesia), share many of the principles that organize, in particular, rank and land tenure. In this context, we investigate the processes that underlie the depopulation (at an annual rate of—%) of the islands of Yap in Micronesia during the Japanese occupation (–).

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