• Melanesians

    Melanesians PRONUNCIATION: mel-uh-NEE-zhuns ALTERNATE NAMES: Papuans LOCATION: Papua New Guinea, Indonesia (Irian Jaya), Vanuatu (the former New Hebrides), New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands, and some smaller neighboring islands POPULATION: Unknown […]

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