Overview1. Setting the Stage: The Geography, Social/Political Organization, and Language of the Marshal Islands. 2. A Colonial History of the Marshall Islands. 3. The U.S. Nuclear Weapons Testing Program. 4. Ethnography and a Marshallese Narrative of History. 5. Alienation from the Land: The Rongelap Experience. 6. Language and the Testing Program. 7. Uncovering Themes in Linguistic Data. 8. Changed Circumstances: Petitioning the U.S. Government. 9. Other Case Studies. 10. Method and Community Empowerment. 11. Competing Narratives of History. 12. The Failure of Reconciliation and the Mobility of Structural Violence.