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[New post] Vanuatu’s forgotten people

WordPress.com dailyvanuatu posted: " The Last New Hebrideans is a new 10-episode documentary series about the life the people of the kastom villages of the deep interior of Vanuatu’s largest island, Espiritu Santo, who live a traditional lifestyle with little influence from the outside w" Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on Vanuatu Daily Digest Vanuatu’s forgotten people by dailyvanuatu Chief Tuilen and series presenter Charles Sumbe in front of chief’s Tuilen’s museum at Marakai village. Photo: Slone Fred The Last New Hebrideans is a new 10-episode documentary series about the life the people of the kastom villages of the deep interior of Vanuatu’s largest island, Espiritu Santo, who live a traditional lifestyle with little influence from the outside world. While this may seem idyllic, these villagers say they want more recognition from their own government. Vanuatu may have been independent for 36 years, but for these mountain people, it may as well not exist: they have received none of the government services that people elsewhere in Vanuatu take for granted. As Chief Molitamata from Balakovanua village explains, “since 1980 until today no government worker has ever visited us.” Here's a sample from the series: Read more of this post dailyvanuatu | April 14, 2016 at 12:01 pm | Tags: Charles Sumbe, documentary, Espiritu Santo, kastom, PACMAS, Slone Fred, Vanuatu | Categories: Human Interest, Video | URL: http://wp.me/p2A4RK-12X Comment    See all comments Unsubscribe to no longer receive posts from Vanuatu Daily Digest. Change your email settings at Manage Subscriptions. Trouble clicking? Copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://ift.tt/1V2usYw Thanks for flying with WordPress.com

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