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Chiefly power in Southern Vanuatu

Tepahae, Philip


This paper considers the role of the chief according to the Aneityum custom in Southern Vanuatu. The influence of the chief is traced historically, and its relevance and constitutional standing in modern times discussed.

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 1997
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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