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History of Vanuatu for Android

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  • The history of Vanuatu begins obscurely.
  • Last updated on March 18, 2020
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The history of Vanuatu begins obscurely.

The history of Vanuatu begins obscurely. The commonly held theory of Vanuatu's prehistory from archaeological evidence supports that peoples speaking Austronesian languages first came to the islands some 3,300 years ago.[1] Pottery fragments have been found dating back to 1300 BC.[2] What little is known of the pre-European contact history of Vanuatu has been gleaned from oral histories and legends. One important early king was Roy Mata, who united several tribes, and was buried in a large mound with several retainers.


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