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The Gilbert Islands were granted self-rule by the UK in 1971 and complete independence in 1979 under the new name of Kiribati. The US relinquished all claims to the sparsely inhabited Phoenix and Line Island groups in a 1979 treaty of friendship with Kiribati.

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Banaba The Rock Of Kiribati __ Learn how the discovery of phosphate changed the lives of the indigenous people. - illustrated - From janeresture.com - http://www.janeresture.com/banaba2/banaba.htm

Category:Kiribati people __ Index of Wikipedia articles related to Kiribati people. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Kiribati_people 

Ethnologue report for Kiribati __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Kiribati. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=kiribati

Jane's Kiribati Home Page __ A general and full look at Kiribati and its people. - illustrated - From janeresture.com - http://www.janeresture.com/kirihome/

 

Kiribati __ A great generalist page about Kiribati which includes culture, history and language. and you can read the story of the "Morning Star." - illustrated - From trussel.com - http://www.trussel.com/f_kir.htm

Kiribati __ A general overlook of people and history. - illustrated - From pacificislandtravel.com - http://www.pacificislandtravel.com/kiribati/about_destin/people.html 

Kiribati - Government, History, Population, Geography and Maps __ A general overview of Kiribati which may provide additional and basic information for indigenous studies. - illustrated - From worldrover.com - http://www.worldrover.com/vital/kiribati.html

Kiribati: Historical Images __ A collection of annotated historic photos of Kiribati and Kiribati people. - From janeresture.com - http://www.janeresture.com/kiribati_historical/index.htm

Kiribati - Language Directory __ In depth information about Kiribati language.  "Gilbertese or Kiribati (sometimes Kiribatese, a mixture of both) is a language from the Austronesian family, part of the Oceanian branch and of the Nuclear Micronesian subbranch." - From language-directory.50webs.com - http://language-directory.50webs.com/languages/kiribati.htm   

Kiribati Mythology __ "Stories telling the history of the Gilbert Islands (Kiribati) were passed from mouth to mouth, and from generation to generation. On every island there were, and are, certain families known for their skills as story tellers. The story tellers do not always agree and different families and islands often have different versions of the same story." You will find a few of them here. - From janeresture.com - http://www.janeresture.com/micronesia_myths/kiribati.htm

Kiribati People statistics __ Chart of Kiribati vital statistics. - From nationmaster.com - http://www.nationmaster.com/country/kr-kiribati/peo-people

Kiribati Population People Religion Language __ A fairly complete statistical overview of the people of Kiribati. - From countryfacts.com - http://www.countryfacts.com/kiribati/people/   

MapZones.com : Kiribati People __ "The population of Kiribati was around at 94,149 in 2001, giving the nation a population density of 116 persons per sq km (301 per sq mi). The overwhelming majority of the people are of Micronesian descent and are known as I-Kiribati." A good overview plus links to much more about Kiribati. - From MapZones.com - http://www.mapzones.com/world/pacific/kiribati/peopleindex.php  


 

 

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