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The Micronesian Counselor is an occasional bulletin published by Micronesian Seminar since 1991. It addresses social and development issues. Click on the issue to download the entire bulletin.



#82 Make Me Be Good June 2010
  by Francis X. Hezel, S. J. 146 KB
#81 Swimming with the Tide April 2010
  by C.L. Cheshire 101 KB
#80 Path to Heaven February 2010
  by Francis X. Hezel, S. J. 43 KB
#79 Playing the Numbers Game December 2009
  by Francis X. Hezel, S. J. 46 KB
#78 A Teacher's Tale September 2009
  by Francis X. Hezel, S. J. 67 KB
#77 The Role of Culture in Economic Development June 2009
  by Francis X. Hezel, S. J. 71.5 KB
#76 High Water in the Low Atolls March 2009
  by Francis X. Hezel, S. J. 62 KB
#75 CPR for Chuuk Public Schools January 2009
  by Arthur Leger, S. J. 60 KB
#74 What Are Our Priorities? December 2008
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 21 KB
#73 Cultural Revolution Of The 60's September 2008
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 36 KB
#72 The Church in Micronesia May 2008
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 36 KB
#71 What’s Happened to All Our College Graduates? February 2008
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 86 KB
#70 Climate Change is Real November 2007
  by Ben Namakin 27 KB
#69 The Rules of the Road in Chuuk October 2007
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 23 KB
#68 HIV/AIDS in Micronesia July 2007
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 29 KB
#67 Island Politics May 2007
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 33 KB
#66 A Tuna Industry in Micronesia? April 2007
  by Peter Wilson 32 KB
#65 The Cult of the Individual January 2007
  by Francis X. Hezel 31 KB
#64 Micronesians Abroad December 2006
  by Francis X. Hezel and Eugenia Samuel 48 KB
#63 Renewable Energy For Micronesia September 2006
  by Doug Kelly 33 KB
#62 Homosexuality in Micronesia August 2006
  by Major Scott Nicloy 31 KB
#61 Who Will Own Business in Majuro April 2006
  by Francis X. Hezel 32 KB
#60 Spiritual Abuse Feb 2006
  by Major Scott Nicloy 32 KB
#59 Myths of the FSM Economy Dec 2005
  by Francis X. Hezel 43 KB
#58 Call to Arms: Micronesians in the Military Oct 2005
  by Francis X. Hezel 38 KB
#57 Caricature of Infinity Sept 2005
  by Neil Poulin, SJ 38 KB
#56 Cultural Loss: How Real is the Threat? July 2005
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 30 KB
#55 Micronesian Governments: A View from the Outside April 2004
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 34 KB
#54 Peeking Into the Public Process January 2004
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 30 KB
#53 Health in Micronesia Over the Years November 2004
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 27 KB
#52 Do We Really Need Land Registration in the Marshalls? September, 2004
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 24 KB
#51 The Clam Industry in the Marshalls August, 2004
  by C.L. Cheshire 25 KB
#50 The Chuuk Problem: At the Foot of the Political Pyramid April, 2004
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 27 KB
#49 The FSM Amnesty Bill January, 2004
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 27 KB
#48 How Tough Was Your Dad? December, 2003
  by Francis X. Hezel, SJ 32 KB
#47 An Alternative Strategy for Developing a Micronesian Export Industry June, 2003
  by C.L. Cheshire 37 KB
#46 The Silent Cry For Help: Spouse Abuse in Micronesia Mar, 2003
  by Eugenia Samuel 27 KB
#45 Power or Partnership? Making Compact II Work Feb, 2003
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 28 KB
#44 Rough Seas Ahead: The FSM Economy During Compact II Jan, 2003
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 28 KB
#43 Too Young To Be Mothers Jul, 2002
  by Eugenia Samuel 31 KB
#42 A Leap Into the Unknown Apr, 2002
  by Augustine Kohler and Eugenia Samuel 28 KB
#41 A Close Look at the Proposed Amendments to the FSM Constitution Apr, 2002
  by John R. Haglelgam 48KB
#40 Spoiled Tuna: A Fishing Industry Gone Bad Mar, 2002
  by Matthew Jacobs 85KB
#39 Settling Disputes Jan, 2002
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 25KB
#38 The Rule of Law Dec, 2001
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 35KB
#37 Business and Family in Micronesia Nov, 2001
  by C.L. Cheshire 44KB
#36 Insuring Our Health: Financing Health Care in the FSM Aug, 2001
  by Marcus H. Samo 23KB
#35 Feast and Famine: US Assistance and the Compact Funding Outlook Jun, 2001
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 22KB
#34 Islands of Excellence Apr, 2001
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 35KB
#33 The Myth of Education: A Second Look Mar, 2001
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 27KB
#32 How Good Are Our Schools? Jan, 2001
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 72KB
#31 What Should Our Schools Be Doing? Oct, 2000
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J 29KB
#30 Why I Can't Get A Loan...and Probably Shouldn't Anyway! Aug, 2000
  by C.L. Cheshire 28KB
#29 Becoming a Professional Victim Jul, 2000
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 12KB
#28 Here's Where We're Headed. Which Way Should We Be Going? Jun, 2000
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. and Hilda Heine 34KB
#27 Land: Public Use and Regulation May, 2000
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 25KB
#26 Teach Our Children Well: A Look At Our Public Elementary Schools in Pohnpei Apr, 2000
  by Jasmine Johnson 48KB
#25 Land: As Investment Feb, 2000
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 36KB
#24 Bringing Health Care to the People: A Look at Dispensaries in the FSM Jan, 2000
  by Eugenia A. Samuel and Marcus H. Samo 35KB
#23 Land: Is It Time For a Change in Direction? Nov, 1999
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 24KB
#22 Why Don't Our Government Offices Work? May, 1998
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 19KB
#21 Sustainable Human Developement in Micronesia Mar, 1998
  by Jay Dobbin and Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 120KB
#20 A Hibiscus In the Wind: The Micronesian Chief and His People Dec, 1997
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 13KB
#19 Micronesian Migration Since World War II Aug, 1996
  by Jay Dobbin and Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 123KB
#18 Drugs in Micronesia Apr, 1996
  by Jay Dobbin 95KB
#17 Anthropology's Contribution to Social Problems Research in Micronesia Mar, 1995
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 49KB
#16 Land Issues in Chuuk Oct, 1994
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 29KB
#15 Changes in Family Structure Leading to Alcoholism, Suicide, and Child Abuse Jun, 1994
  by Donald H. Rubinstein 25KB
#14 The Changing Family In Chuuk: 1950-1999 Mar, 1994
  by Innocente I. Oneisom 29KB
#13 Social Isolation, Cultural Competence, and Disability in the Carolines Jan, 1994
  by Mac Marshall 26KB
#12 The Changing Pohnpeian Family Nov, 1993
  by Seberiano Barnabas and Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 44KB
#11 Spirit Possession in Chuuk: Socio-Cultural Interpretation Jul, 1993
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 40KB
#10 Culture in Crisis: Trends in the Pacific Today May, 1993
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 27KB
#09 Mental Illness in Micronesia Feb, 1993
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 35KB
#08 Kokan: Youthful Female Runaways in the Marshalls Oct, 1992
  by Dennis T.P. Keene 27KB
#07 Neglect, Physical Abuse, and Sexual Molestation in Palau Jun, 1992
  by Richard Shewman 10KB
#06 Youth Drinking in Micronesia Mar, 1992
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 34KB
#05 What Can We Do to Prevent Suicide? Dec, 1991
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 17KB
#04 Effects of Modernization on Three Areas of Island Life Sept, 1991
  by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. 34KB
#03 Marijuana in Chuuk Jun, 1991
  by Innocente I. Oneisom 22KB
#02 Child Abuse and Neglect in Micronesia Apr, 1991
  by Mariano N. Marcus 28KB
#01 Chuuk's Violence: Then and Now Feb, 1991
  by Innocente I. Oneisom 24KB