Pacific Islands Goals:  1: Tonga   2: Samoa   3: Fiji  



Project 9: Pacific Islands

Explore research in the Pacific Islands.

       
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Goal 1: Learn about Tongan research and records.


Choices:

A.

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  1. Read these articles to learn about getting started with research in Tonga.
    FS Wiki: Tonga Customs and Research Ideas
    | James Tanner: Taking a Look at Tongan Genealogy
  2. Learn about doing research in the Pacific Islands.
    FS Wiki: Pacific Island Guide to Research
  3. Learn how oral traditions can help you find research clues.
    FS Wiki: Tonga Oral Family History
    | FS Wiki: Register of Tongan Oral Histories
  4. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in Tonga.

B. Explore Tonga map resources.

  1. Explore the Perry-Castaneda site for maps of Tonga.
  2. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Tonga maps.
  3. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Tonga maps.

C. Learn about Tonga newspapers.

  1. Search Tonga newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  2. Search Tonga in the world-newspapers.com site.
  3. Search Tonga newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.


Goal 2: Learn about Samoan research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with Samoan research.

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  1. Learn about Samoa genealogy in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Samoa
  2. Learn about Samoa vital records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Samoa Vital Records
  3. Learn about Samoan emigration.
    FS Wiki: Samoa Emigration
  4. Learn about finding land and property records in Samoa.
    FS Wiki: Samoa Land and Property Records
  5. Learn about probate records in Samoa.
    FS Wiki: Samoa Probate Records
  6. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in Samoa.

B. Learn about Samoa map resources.

  1. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Jamaica maps.
  2. Explore the Perry-Castaneda site for maps of Samoa.
  3. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Samoa maps.

C. Learn about Samoa newspapers.

  1. Search Samoa newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  2. Search Samoa in the world-newspapers.com site.
  3. Search Samoa newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.

D. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. See the Investigacion Genealogica en Samoa Facebook page.


Goal 3: Learn about Fiji research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with Fiji research.

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  1. Learn about Fiji church records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Fiji Church Records
  2. Learn about Fiji census records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Fiji Census
  3. Learn about Fiji civil registration in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Fiji Civil Registration
  4. Learn about Fiji archives and libraries in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Fiji Archives and Libraries
  5. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in Fiji.

B. Learn about Fiji map resources.

  1. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Fiji maps.
  2. Explore the Perry-Castaneda site for maps of Fiji.

C. Learn about Fiji newspapers.

  1. Search Fiji newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  2. Search Fiji in the world-newspapers.com site.
  3. Search Fiji newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.

D. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. See the Fiji Genealogy Facebook page.
  2. Visit the Asia, Africa, Pacific Genealogy Research Community on Facebook.