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July 11, 2013

Chief hood – how is life in the hood?

From the “Words from Orakidorm” —- 

Some years ago, a vocal and a well-known politician made a statement that “traditional leaders should go and stay in the museum where they belong”, which caused an uproar in the hood, the Chiefhood. In an article titled, “Where Do Traditional Leaders Fit in Today’s Society?”, Father Hezel discusses some of the fundamental issues surrounding the co-existence of traditional and modern democratic leadership in Micronesia.

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July 11, 2013

Remarks Of President Remengesau AT The 2013 Micronesian Presidents’ Summit

Delivered at the opening of the Micronesian Presidential Summit at the Ngarachamayong Cultural Center on July 10, 2013.

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Welcome, President Loeak of the Republic of Marshall Islands, President Emmanuel Mori of the Federated States of Micronesia, and distinguished guests.  It is Palau’s honor and privilege to host this year’s Micronesian Presidents’ Summit. I want to begin by thanking you all for coming and I hope that you enjoy your time here in Palau.

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