Clashing of Cultures – ETG YAP

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 […]

It’s in the paper, what are we Yapese scared of?

For you new comers, Yap State is part of the Federated States of Micronesia. It is one of four states in the Federation. The state of Yap consists of the Yap proper (mainland), Ngulu, Ulithi, Fais, Sorol, Eauripik, Woleai, Ifalik, Feraulap, Elato, Lamotreck and Satawal. The other states are Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae. Yap is […]