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In these presentations you will learn about the different islands and their people: History. Geography. Demographics. Politics. Economy. Health Issues. Food.

Language Cards

Each of these 4 cards represent a language of the Pacific islands. The original cards were developed by PREL (Pacific Resources for Education and Learning). The nutrition and cooking terms were added by EFNEP staff from the Pacific region.

Useful greetings, nutrition and cooking terms are provided with English translations and phonetic pronunciations.



These recipes all originally came from EFNEP Program staff in each of the islands and represent dishes eaten and promoted in the island EFNEP programs. The focus is on canned foods because these are often the foods more familiar to recent migrants.



Play food games. Learn about island staple foods. Coconuts 101 - watch videos.

Cultural Resources

These cultural resources were originally developed by PREL* (Pacific Resources for Education and Learning). The EFNEP staff from the respective jurisdictions have added/updated/revised where they thought appropriate.

Physical Activity

Physical activity simply means movement of the body that uses energy. The following videos give some ideas of culturally apporpriate physical activities that could be incorporated into your classes.


Micronesian Seminar, known popularly as MicSem, is a private non-profit, non-governmental organization that has been engaged in public education for thirty years. Its purpose is to assist the people of Micronesia in reflecting on life in their islands under the impact of change in recent years. Click here to go to http://www.micsem.org/home.htm

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