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January 26, 2012

More historical canoe pics

From the Jack Tobin Marshall Islands Anthropology Collection found here:

January 11, 2012

Best historic photo site ever (Marshall Islands)

Marshallese korkor, photo probably pre-1905

Dirk H. R. Spennemann's excellent site Marshall Islands Historical Images:

Photograph of Jaluit Harbour, taken before the typhoon of 1905. Note the large number of canoes.

The above listed site is found on this page of Digital Micronesia:

The island of Airõk, Maoleolap Atoll, with Canoes.

Jane Resture's excellent sites

 Homepage: http://www.janeresture.com/


Jane Resture's excellent site on the Kiribati canoe:

Micronesia's flag


Photo of Puluwat from the site: Keepers of Indigenous Ways

The photo here 7X larger:

January 06, 2012

More canoe pictures from Bikini and Enewetak

From the Jack Tobin Collection

Nuclear Diaspora: Bikini and Enewetak

*Note: Diaspora definition: "A diaspora (from Greek διασπορά, "scattering, dispersion") is "the movement, migration, or scattering of people away from an established or ancestral homeland" or "people dispersed by whatever cause to more than one location", or "people settled far from their ancestral homelands". (Wikipedia)

These photos are from the Nuclear Diaspora: Bikini and Enewetak collection at: http://digicoll.manoa.hawaii.edu/kiste/

This is one of many interesting digital and digitized collections of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library:

Canoe on beach and SAR plane in lagoon in background

Abner's canoe
Jorri's canoe under construction