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Federated States of Micronesia

The World Factbook: Background: :: The Federated States of Micronesia, a UN Trust Territory under US administration, adopted a constitution in 1979. Independence came in 1986 under a Compact of Free Association with the US, which was amended and renewed in 2004. Present concerns include large-scale unemployment, overfishing, and overdependence on US aid. :: ...read more [Source: The World Factbook] Wikipedia: The Federated States of Micronesia i/ˌmaɪkroʊˈniːʒə/ (FSM) is an independent sovereign island nation consisting of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae – that are spread across the Western Pacific Ocean. Together, the states comprise around 607 islands (a combined land area of approximately 702 km2 or 271 sq mi) that cover a longitudinal distance of almost 2,700 km (1,678 mi) just north of the equator. They lie northeast o...read more [Source: Wikipedia]

Expertise (alphabetical order)

Ingrid AHLGREN
PhD Student, Resources, Environment and Development at Australian National University, Australia

Keywords: Conservation, Cosmology, Cultural Heritage, Ecology, Engaged Anthropology, Environment, Ethnobotany, First Contacts, Fisheries, Globalization

Brian DIETTRICH
Lecturer, New Zealand School of Music at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Greg DVORAK
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law at Hitotsubashi University, Japan

Keywords: Post-Colonialism, Self-Determination, World War II, Art, Climate Change, Cultural Studies, Critical History, Commemoration, Gender, Sexuality

Sue FARRAN
Professor, Law at Northumbria University, United Kingdom

Keywords: Customary Law, Gender, Land Tenure, Neo-Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, Sustainability, Development, Children, Legal Pluralism

David MANZANO
PhD Student, Escuela de Estudios Hispano-Americanos, Seville at Spanish National High Research Council (CSIC), Spain

Keywords: International Relationships, History

Patrick NUNN
Professor, Sustainability Research Centre at University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

Keywords: Climate Change, Coastal Erosion, Cultural Change, Human Ecology, Indigenous Knowledge, Kava, Landscape, Myth, Religion And The Environment, Sustainable Development

Donald RUBINSTEIN
Professor, Micronesian Area Research Center at University of Guam, Guam

Penelope SCHOEFFEL
Associate Professor, Centre for Samoan Studies at National University of Samoa, Samoa

Keywords: Applied Anthropology, Development Studies

Foale SIMON
Senior Lecturer, College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University, Australia

Keywords: Political Ecology, Political Economy, Small-scale Fisheries, Social Impact Analysis, Marine Biodiversity, Logging, Land Tenure, Epistemology, Environment, Ethnobotany

Nagaoka TAKUYA
Independent researcher, NGO Pasifika Renaissance, Japan

Joeli VEITAYAKI
Associate Professor, School of Marine Studies at University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Keywords: Climate Change, Conservation, Cultural Geography, Fisheries, Natural Resources, Natural Hazards, Sustainability


Pictures


Andrew, Thomas, 1855-1939 Andrew, Thomas, 18455-1939 :Men of Satawan, Mortlock... [NatLib NZ]

Andrew, Thomas, 1855-1939 Andrew, Thomas, 1855-1939 :Chief of Lukunor, Mortloc... [NatLib NZ]

between 1856 and 1865 Island of Ascension with the hulk Tortoise in the foregro... [NLA]

Sabatier, Léon Jean Baptiste, -1887 Paris : Gide, 1846 Bouquet de palmiers d... [NLA]

Sabatier, Léon Jean Baptiste, -1887 [Paris : s., 1835] Habitans de l'ile Pou... [NLA]


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Maps


Geological Survey (U.S.) Reston, Va. : Denver, CO : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, ... [NLA]

Geological Survey (U.S.) Reston, Va. : Denver, Co. : Geological Survey (U.S.) ; ... [NLA]

Geological Survey (U.S.) Reston, Va. : Denver, CO : Bangkok, Thailand : The Surv... [NLA]

United States. Central Intelligence Agency [Washington, D.C.? : Central Intellig... [NLA]

Geological Survey (U.S.) Reston, Va. : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geologic... [NLA]


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Books

Hezel, Francis X.. 2013. Making sense of Micronesia : the logic of Pacific island culture / Francis ... [NatLib NZ]
David W Kupferman. 2013. Disassembling and decolonizing school in the Pacific : a genealogy from Mic... [WorldCat]
Paul B Ed Drake; Archives and Museums Pacific Islands Association of Libraries. 2012. Libraries, A... [WorldCat]

Archives

Appleton, John N.. nd. An account of a cruise in the Kaahumanu, Capt. Cathcart, in 1835, in search o ... [Bishop]
[Young Samoan woman on the beach].. nd. [ca. 1880].1 photonegative : glass ; 12.7 x 20 cm.. ... [Bishop]
Ukokis von wela im festschmuk.. nd. 1 print : lithographMen Truk (Federated States of Micronesia). ... [Bishop]

Video/Visual

Garfunkel, Anelisa.Blank, Patrick.Hezel, Francis X.Micronesian Seminar.. 2000. The way we were [vide ... [NatLib NZ]

Audio

There are Recordings at Paradisec

Laura Boulton; Laura Boulton Foundation.; Indiana University, Bloomington. Archives of Traditional M ... [WorldCat]

Official Websites

  • Government of the Federated States of Micr...
  • US Department of the Interior - Office of ...
  • European Commission Development and Cooper...

    Research Centres

  • Cooperative Research & Extension - College...

    Libraries and Archives

  • College of Micronesia Library...
  • Congress of Micronesia Library...
  • MicSem Library...

    Museum Collections

  • American Museum of Natural History...
  • Australian Museum...
  • Berndt Museum of Anthropology...

    Health and Health Research

  • Department of Health & Social Affairs - Go...
  • Department of Health Services Pohnpei Stat...
  • Institut of Health Metrics and Evaluation...

    Languages

    List of languages
  • More on Glottolog
  • More on Ethnologue
  • Recordings at Paradisec

    Administrative Areas

    Chuuk (State)
    Kosrae (State)
    Pohnpei (State)
    Yap (State)

    Data for layers and markers are from GAA.
    Note that positions may be inaccurate or approximate.