As a result of pressure from Nauruans
and UN bodies, more generous phosphate royalties were paid to Nauru in the two years preceding its independence (McDaniel and Gowdy, 2000, p.
During World War II Japan occupied Nauru from August 1942 until the end of the war and deported 1,200 Nauruans
to work as laborers in the Caroline Islands, where 463 died.
Faced with the necessity of going back to traditional ways of scrounging from the sea and the soil, Nauruans
realize that they have forgotten how to paddle an outrigger canoe, much less build one with tomano trees--if there were any.
More than half of Nauruans
sampled reported eye problems.
The Jehovah's Witnesses say that most of their few followers are native Nauruans
It is no wonder that parcels sent to the detention camp from Australia regularly 'go missing' and that some Nauruans
feel resentment towards the asylum seekers who are, at least, adequately fed.
did have a choice, but succumbed to greed, sold their phosphate and wrecked their island.
Performance of `Micro-Bumintest' tablets for detection of microalbuminuria in Nauruans
These resource constraints forced the Nauruans
to develop strict social customs that kept their population below 1,000 to avoid shortages and famine.
The value of this phosphate was estimated to be about one million pounds sterling, of which Nauruans
received about [pounds]1300 or less than one seven-hundredth of its value.
PEOPLE: Indigenous Nauruans
are a homogeneous group.
Association of body mass index and waist-hip circumference ratio with cardiovascular disease risk factors in Micronesian Nauruans
201) However, based on public statements made by Australia on the matter of rehabilitation, it can be discerned that their official position was "that the phosphate agreement Nauruans
the economic benefit of the phosphate industry, that the partner governments gave up their mining concession without compensation, and that as a result, Nauruans
had a means to provide for rehabilitation.
I will also sign a MoU covering the Northern Australia Pacific Microstate Worker pilot program that will provide new opportunities for Nauruans
to work in Australias strong tourism, accommodation, and service industries.
descended from Polynesian and Micronesian seafarers.