National Geographic : 1946 Mar
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome U.S.Marine Corps, Official, byLt. David D.Duncan Rustling Coconut-leaf Skirts Provide Sound Effects for a Dance by Yap Children Their performance resembles the Hawaiian hula, with the body swaying in jungle rhythm. In background are large stone disks once used asmoney butnow ofvalue only as souvenirs. The stones originally were brought to Yap by a buccaneer-trader who mined them in the islandsofPalau and exchanged them forcoconuts.