Fishing Lore of Tobi. Peter W. Black 1968, 2017

How the Tobi Canoe Got to Sonsorol
Patricio Mohorihotimoh

Before the Germans came a Tobi man named Faraparah drifted from Tobi to Mapia Island in a Tobi canoe. He taught all the people of Mapia how to make Metesie.

During German times, a man named Manurah whose mother was Sonsorolese and father was Papuan went to Sonsorol on a German ship. He taught the Sonsorol people how to build the Tobi canoe.

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Updated: January 19, 2017