Archive for August 20th, 2013

August 20, 2013

Kora ngodech

By Gaafar J. Uherbelau —-

So a couple of weeks ago, during lunch hour, we were driving down the main road when we saw like five or six people dancing their tails off on the verandah at the new coffee joint in Koror. I immediately turned to my other half and asked with a frown, “Tirke te cheltelaol?” And she replied, “Ng diak. Te tourist. You don’t have to be drunk to dance.”

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August 20, 2013

Customizing Customs

 

 

 

This article appeared on Santy Asanuma’s “Ngarker Olbechel” column by a guest writer. (note: a foreigner and guest commentator with strong views on being Palauan) —- 

Are some of the Customs of Palau having little redeeming value today?

One of the many purposes of writing this column for Tia Belau News, “The Darkness of Time,” is to have people think, think about things and what is going on and what people themselves are doing.

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