Maewo


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Maewo

an almost uninhabited island in Vanuatu
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Support to the Vanuatu Police Force to bolster their capacity to maintain stability on Maewo.
However, only those who choose to relocate to Maewo will receive the assistance and people who move to other islands will do so at their own expense.
At the same time as the vampire case took everyone by surprise, one was struck by the killing of the two sorcerers in Maewo island and also of the possible killing of two escaped prisoners.
In July 1774, Cook happened to approach Ile Aurore (Maewo) from the east as Bougainville had done.
In another case, in March of 2010, two men from Maewo Island were killed by a group of seven chiefs because they had allegedly committed sorcery among the staff at a secondary school.
It will allow displaced people to resume more normal lives following their evacuation to the nearby islands of Espiritu Santo, Maewo and Pentecost and upon their return to Ambae Island.
The graded society is the dominant traditional socio-political institution of the islands to the north of the archipelago including Malekula, Vao, North and Central Pentecost, Aoba, Maewo and Ambrym as well as those islands further to the north such as the Banks Islands (Allen, 1981 b; 1984; Blackwood, 1981; Deacon, 1970; Erikson, 2008; Layard, 1942; Taylor, 2005; Tonkinson, 1981).
This federation was supposed to include Santo and the surrounding islets, but not the urban centre of Luganville; all the neighbouring islands, Aore, Malo, Aoba and Maewo; all the islands belonging to the Banks and Torres group; and all the other groups in the New Hebrides wishing to join the federation as a free and independent people.