The Steve Thomas Traditional Micronesian Navigation Collection, 1983-1989

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Related Links

Urupiy Voyager Project created in memory of Jesus Urupiy one of the paliuwelap "great navigators" of the Weriyeng school of navigators in Micronesia.

Steve Thomas' website offers up-to-date information on his current activities, information on The Last Navigator, a biography and more.

Traditional Navigation in the Western Pacific: A Search for Pattern an introduction to Carolinian navigation, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.