What could possibly go wrong with Kosrae, Yap and Pohnpei be the Federated States of Micronesia? Are there dark sides to the idea of Chuuk leaving the Federation? Are there any bright sides to it? Let's get to work and see if we can find some answers. One of the very first thing comes to mind when thinking of this is the fact that Chuuk has the population which means a … [Read more...] about Should Kosrae, Yap and Pohnpei encourage Chuuk to secede?
Who will be the next Senator representing your District? The following are Pies of the latest result out of our beautiful Yap State. Each of the Pies represent each district and the percentage is of the votes cast. This is the unofficial result we got out of Yap so please play with it however you want. If you want to know the number of votes each of the candidates got, … [Read more...] about Visualizing the Yap State Election Results for Senatorial Candidates
Hello Ifagalz Readers. As you may notice, we have updated the charts for easy read and comparison. Please use these charts at your leisure. They are provided as a means to visualize the election results. You can compare how voters from each sector of our state voted. Why they voted that way? Not sure. You will have to dig a little further to find out what influences people's … [Read more...] about Visualizing the Yap State Election – Gubernatorial Race
Hello my fellow Yapese and greetings from my little world. This afternoon I will be tasked with an important question which is what I would do if I am the governor of our beautiful state of Yap. Just in this moment and in this little world, I thought of three things.... Safety, Knowledge and Money. I am not sure about you, but I think safety is second to none in life. There … [Read more...] about What would I do if I am the Governor of Yap? Health and Welfare
When I signed up to be a Beaver and a student of Anthropology at the Oregon State University, I didn't realize the tools and knowledge gained would one day be useful in dissecting the lifeways of my own people, the Yapese. Wearing the Beaver glasses and looking in from the outside, it's amazing what has been going on regarding the ETG era. This is Change afterall. Fellow … [Read more...] about Clashing of Cultures – ETG YAP