Should Kosrae, Yap and Pohnpei encourage Chuuk to secede?

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 […]

Visualizing the Yap State Election Results for Senatorial Candidates

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 […]

Visualizing the Yap State Election – Gubernatorial Race

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 […]

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 […]