The Frigate Bird Cult in Eastern Micronesia

Nancy J. Pollock
2009 People and Culture in Oceania  
The frigate bird (Fregata minor) bone discussed in this Journal by Intoh and Eda (2009) raises several interesting anthropological issues. The central role played by the frigate bird in Nauru's culture has been underreported, as has its significance in other areas of eastern Micronesia such as Ocean Island (Banaba), the Marshall Islands, and Kiribati. The frigate bird
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