Nauru and its People

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Pacific Islanders by Country

Cook Islands People - Fiji Islanders People - French Polynesia People - Guam People - Hawaii People - Kiribati People - Marshall Islands People - Micronesia People - Nauru  People  - New Caledonia People - Northern Marianas People - PalauPeople - The Samoas People - Solomon Islands People - Tonga People - Tuvalu People - Vanuatu People 


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Nauru's phosphate deposits began to be mined early in the 20th century by a German-British consortium; the island was occupied by Australian forces in World War I. Nauru achieved independence in 1968 and joined the UN in 1999. Nauru is the world's smallest independent republic.

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Category:Nauru __ Index of articles related to Nauru along with a gallery of click-to-enlarge pictures of Nauru. - From -

Category:Nauru __ Index of Wikipedia articles related to Nauru. - from wikipedia -

Culture of Nauru - History and ethnic relations, Urbanism ... __ Information about Naru, Naruan people, history, culture, language and much more. - illustrated - From Advameg Inc. -

Ethnologue report for Nauru __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Nauru. - From SIL International -

Nauru People, Culture, Festivals __ General overview of Nauru celebrations. - From -

Nauru Picture Gallery __ "The images on this Web site are both historical and rare and show the people of Nauru as they existed before 1921. This was a time when their culture, customs and lifestyle had not been excessively disrupted by the phosphate mining and the brutal Japanese occupation during World War 2. - illustrated - From -

Nauru - History __ "The original settlers are thought to have been castaways who drifted to Nauru from another Pacific island. The first recorded discovery of Nauru by a Westerner was made by Captain John Fearn of the whaling ship Hunter in November 1798."  Essay about Nauru history. - From -

Nauruan indigenous religion __ Brief encyclopedic entry and links to related topics. - From -

Nauruan language __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - from wikipedia - 


Nauruan People statistics __ Chart of a few demographic statistics. - From -

Nauruan Tribal War __ "The Nauruan Tribal War was a conflict among the twelve indigenous tribes of Nauru between 1878 and 1888. By the end of the war about 500 people had died, around a third of the population."  Encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - from wikipedia -

Nauruans and Banabans __ You will find a general overview of these two native peoples. - From World Directory of Minorities -    



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