Posts Tagged ‘Yap Islanders’

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    Just Like Yap Money

    Feb 25, 12 • 300 Views • No Comments

    To a Yap islander, in 1903, a 12-foot limestone wheel had considerable value. Described by NPR’s Planet Money, the wheels, as small as a foot in diameter and as large as twelve, composed the islanders’ monetary system. With smaller transactions,...  [read more]