Islands of Jeh/Jeh Lagoon most probably refer to Ailinglaplap Atoll. As a rule the largest island on an atoll provides the name for the entire atoll (for example Mili, Mili and Arno, Arno) The exceptions are Maloelap and Ailinglaplap which have more than one large island. This may have caused confusion when this story was originally recorded.[back]

[24]   Separation of bathing areas for the different sexes was traditional.


Jabuk fishing is the fishing technique where a fisherman attaches short lines and hooks to coconut floats and swims with them beyond the reef. Once beyond the reef the fisherman becomes vulnerable to sharks.[back]