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Japanese Archival Records

Japanese Archival Records and Archaeological Sites From the Pre-WWII Okinawan Diaspora on Tinian, CNMI

By Dr. Boyd Dixon, Alexandra Garrigue, and Robert Jones

Abstract

This study looks at archival records and photographs from the pre- WWII Okinawan diaspora to Japanese sugarcane plantations in the Northern Mariana Islands to provide cultural context for interpreting recently recorded archaeological sites on the island of Tinian.