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Author Ward, Martha Coonfield.

Title Nest in the wind : adventures in anthropology on a tropical island / Martha Ward ; [illustrations by Nancy Zoder Dawes].

Publication Info. Long Grove, IL : Waveland Press, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.89952 W261N    Check Shelf
Edition Second edition.
Description x, 178 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: Once upon a time and back again -- Fruit in the hands of the gods -- Green leaves on stories -- Water running under boulders -- Smoke follows the high people -- A locked box -- The ends of canoes -- The core of a mangrove log -- Between times -- It takes an outrigger to float a canoe -- Our world itself is an island.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178).
Subject Ethnology -- Micronesia (Federated States) -- Pohnpei Island.
Pohnpei Island (Micronesia) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 1577663683
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