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Region of Micronesia
The islands of Micronesia are distant, remote, and primitive. The huge area covers 5 time zones. Micronesian islanders don’t perceive themselves as being one group. For a further explanation of the difference between the region of the Pacific called Micronesia, and the nation of the Federated States of Micronesia see Micronesia.
- 1. Federated States of Micronesia
- 2. Guam
- 3. Kiribati
- 4. Marshall Islands
- 5. Nauru
- 6. Northern Mariana Islands
- 7. Palau
- 8. Wake Island (sparsely inhabited)
These distinct island nations are divided into tribes and clans. The chief of each tribe and clan influences the lives of his group. Although their languages are written now, few people have written information about their ancestors.
The records are in Spanish, German, English, or the native tongue, depending on the time period and the island or island group.
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