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(Re?) Discovering chiefs: traditional authority and the restructuring of local-level government in Papau New Guinea

May, Ronald


This paper looks briefly at the discussion of traditional authority in the anthropological literature, examines the emerging political discourse on 'chiefs' within Papua New Guinea, and comments on its contemporary political significance.

CollectionsANU College of Asia & the Pacific
ANU Pacific Institute
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Access Rights: Open Access


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