Melanesia and Land
Aron Tambala Hekenai
The book is focus in teaching younger generation the initial principles of land ownership that was practiced by the early inhabitance of the Melanesian race. Since land ownership issue is a caused to social unrest and losing of human life. The principle outlined intends to help land owners, land department, developer and justice department of Melanesian nations in dealing with land ownership issues in manner that is just and morale in principle as was used by the ancestors. That the principles layout become guide to identify land owners. By doing so will: • Lessen conflict that usually ends up in severe fight and many dead. • Rightful owners been neglected their traditional ownership rights • Help developers understanding people and culture in development • Pass on to younger generation the knowledge of the ancestors. • As a leisure reading material for school students and others interested.