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Ulithi Atoll, one of Yap's outer Is.groups & worlds 4th largest Atoll enclosing 541 sq.kil.of lagoon. Micronesia Ulithi Atoll, one of Yap's outer Is.groups & worlds 4th largest Atoll enclosing 541 sq.kil.of lagoon. Micronesia Yapese youth poses next to a piece of stone money, at Gagil, Yap, Micronesia.
Stone money outside a traditional house. Yap, Micronesia, The Pacific A Yapese youngster plays pool in a store on Yap Island, Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Pacific. A traditional men's house. Yap, Micronesia, The Pacific
Young girl in a grass skirt. Ngulu Islander. Yap, Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Pacific. An elderly woman weaves a basket from palm leaves, on Ngulu Atoll. Yap, Micronesia. Morning surgery on Ngulu Atoll, after the doctor's arrival on the supply ship Yap, Micronesia.
Elderly man from Sorol Atoll with tatoos. This type of body decoration is not as popular now. Yap, Micronesia Yapese islander, wearing a loincloth, climbs for coconuts.Yap, Micronesia, Caroline Islands, Pacific. Yapese islander removes the husks from coconuts. Yap, Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Pacific.
Two boys prepare to sail in outrigger canoe, to fish in Woleai lagoon. Yap, Micronesia, Pacific. Islanders prepare to put to sea in small sailing canoe. Yap, Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Pacific. Boys with a catch of small fish in a box on their canoe. Faraulep Island. Yap. Micronesia. The Pacific
Boy with catch of small fish in a box on an outrigger canoe. Faraulep Island.  Yap, Micronesia, The Pacific Islander from Faraulep Atoll prepares to fish in small outrigger canoe.  Yap, Micronesia, Pacific. Islander from Faraulep Atoll with pet Booby bird prepares to fish in small outrigger canoe. Yap, Micronesia.
A family homestead on Satawal Island. Yap, Micronesia. A young Yapese girl from Ifalik Atoll. Yap, Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Pacific. Women say goodbye as ship prepares to leave Ifalik Atoll. Yap, Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Pacific
Men gather outside the traditional men's house. Ifalik Island, Yap, Micronesia. Women from Ifalik Atoll gather on beach to watch the arrival of the supply ship. Yap, Micronesia. Yap covered in Turmeric with shell used as a horn, shouts a chant celebrating Dolphin catch. Ifalik Atoll. Yap.
Opening coconuts which provide the islanders with both food and drink. Yap, Micronesia. Young Yapese boy sitting on a traditional canoe.  Ifalik Atoll, Yap, Caroline Islands, Micronesia. Young boys on a traditional canoe. Ifalik Atoll, Yap, Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Pacific.
Live turtles, a favourite Micronesian food, winched aboard supply ship on Yap.  Caroline Islands, Micronesia Traditional Yapese sailing canoe with outrigger now used on outer islands for long journeys. Yap. Traditional sailing canoe under full sail. Yap, Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Pacific.
Traditional Yapese sailing canoe with outrigger used for longer journeys. Wood mainly Breadfruit tree. Yap. Islanders performing traditional Yapese bamboo dance on Map Island. Yap, Micronesia, Pacific. A Yapese woman in traditional grass skirts. Yap, Micronesia.
Men wearing Hibiscus flowers perform traditional Yapese bamboo dance on Map Island. Yap, Micronesia. Young dancer in traditional costume, decorated with Hibiscus flowers. Yap, Micronesia. Young woman, decorated with Hibiscus, performs Yapese sitting dance on Map Island. Yap, Micronesia, Pacific.
Women decorated with Hibiscus perform traditional  Yapese sitting dance, on Map Island. Yap, Micronesia. Yapese reef fisherman with fish he has speared at night. Yap Island, Caroline Islands, Micronesia, Pacific Martin Lugwan from Map Island, with some of night's catch after spear fishing in the lagoon. Yap, Micronesia.
Martin Lugwan from Map Island, with his night's catch after spear fishing in the lagoon. Yap, Micronesia. A young boy on Faraulep Atoll eating a reef fish raw.   Yap, Micronesia.

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