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KwameraAreaFeatures.png
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Location, Tanna
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The Kwamera area had one of the richest archaeological landscapes recorded for this project. Findings dated from 800 years ago through the mission period.
WaisisiAreaFeatures.png
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Location, Tanna
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The missionaries at Waisisi were William and Elizabeth Gray, who came from South Australia to Tanna in 1882. There are also many kastom sites in the area.
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Location, Tanna
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Port Resolution was an important place of early European contacts on Tanna.
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Location, Tanna
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Lenakel was one of the later areas on Tanna to allow missionary settlement. It was home to a significant church building.
DillonsBayEnclosures2014.png
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Erromango, Location
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Dillon’s Bay was the site of the first missionary contacts on Erromango. There were also longer-term mission settlements that were explored with excavations.
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Erromango, Location
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Potnuma was the primary mission settlement of James Gordon, who moved from Dillon’s Bay in 1868. He built a church with stone and mortar foundations. Some of the walls of the church were still standing in 2013 when we did fieldwork in the area.
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Erromango, Location
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Cook’s Bay was not inhabited as a long-term mission, but was instead used periodically by the missionaries.