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 LANGUAGE: English; Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu (Papua New Guinea); Bislama (Vanuatu); Solomon Islands Pidgin English (Solomon Islands); Bahasa Indonesia (Irian Jaya); other native languages RELIGION: Christianity; some native religions 1 […]

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