Ulithi: A Micronesian Design for Living
[The design for living carried by the people of Ulithi Atoll becomes sharp and clear in this case study. Dr. Lessa writes in succinct and specific language. He makes no attept to dramatize. The way of life he describes is so esoteric by Western norms that dramatization would be redundant].
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adults amulet ancestor ancestor worship atoll baby behavior canoe Cantova Carolines chief child coconut concern cultural dance DESIGN FOR LIVING distraint divorce event Falalop Fassarai father female fish magician Gagil Gagil district ghost gifts girl Guam hamath head headman Ialulep incantation incest individual involved Iolofath Iongolap islands kin groups kind kinsmen lagoon land leaves lineage living loincloth magic male Marespa marriage married matrilineal men's council menstrual house metang Mogmog mother natives navigator nuclear family observed occasion offender one's Palau palm toddy parents patrilocal payment perform person play political practice present punishment reef relationship relatives rite ritual sexual relations sister Sky World sleep social society songs Sonsorol sorcery specialists spirit spouse supernatural swamp garden taboos techniques tion trees turmeric typhoon Ulithi Ulithians usually village voyage wife Woleai woman women words Yapese young