Many of these oral interviews relate to genealogies of Latter - day Saint families , but other families are included in the oral histories as well ; however , most genealogies pertain to ancestors and progeny of members of The Church of ...
Author: Reid Larkin Neilson
Publisher: Regional Studies in Latter-Day
In preparation for the 2008 BYU Church History and Doctrine Department¿s regional studies tour to the Pacific Isles, faculty members were invited to research and write on the peoples and places of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, and Australasia. Topics include the introduction of the gospel to Tubuai, the influence of Jonathan Napela in Hawaii, the receptivity of Tongans, the Oahu Tabernacle, the contributions of educational missionaries to Kiribati, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir¿s performances in the Pacific Islands, and the destructive fire in the Apia Samoa Temple, among others. Contributors are Reid L. Neilson, Arnold K. Garr, Fred E. Woods, Michael A. Goodman, Matthew O. Richardson, R. Devan Jensen, Dennis A. Wright, Megan E. Warner, Cynthia Doxey, Lloyd D. Newell, Richard O. Cowan, Scott C. Esplin, and Kip Sperry.