Thoughts about Mosuwe by Peter Black
The legend of Ramoparuhe
Possible Fais origin for Ramoparuhe.
The people of Fais Island also used spirit canoes. These four photographs were taken by Donald Rubinstein in 1977. They show Tangwethip from Faluch house compound holding the sacred "waal Yalofath" spirit canoe that was kept in his house and belonged to the compound.
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Archaeology of Tobi: Tobi Island Artifacts by Peter Black, D. Osborne and Patricio M. Appendix 7 to Douglas Osborne, Archaeological Test Excavations, Palau Islands, 1968-1969. Micronesica: Supplement 1,1979, pp. 349-353.
Photographs by Douglas Osborne
In 2007 Sandra Purton drew the Tobi Stone Figurine in its case at the Belau National Museum, Koror, Palau.
Drawing by Sandra Purton
The Archaelogy of the Palau Islands: An Intensive Survey. Introduction & Chapter 1 (The Southern Islands) by Douglas Osborne. Bishop Museum, Bulletin 230. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1966.
Illustrations drawn by members of the Thilenius expedition in 1908-1910, taken from Eilers, Anneliese, Westkarolinen: Tobi und Ngulu. Ergebnisse der Sudsee-expedition 1908-1910 (II B9, Part I.). G. Thilenius, ed. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co. m.b.H., 1936.
Updated: October 21, 2013