Vanuatu: Freedom and Pain

Subject:Politics; government
Length:27 minutes
Format:1/2 inch VHS
Year Released:1982
Director:Joseph Dunn
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE12209
Description:Documents the road to independence for the New Hebrides in 1980, when its name was changed to Vanuatu. Shows the struggles between the French speaking Roman Catholics in Tanna and the majority English-speaking Protestant Vanua`aku Party, which resulted in a separatist movement. Includes an overview of the social and economic challenges that face a country whose people speak more than 100 different languages and have a tradition of subsistence agriculture and fishing.
Record No:2724
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