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Kanak are the indigenous Melanesian inhabitants of New Caledonia, an overseas collectivity of ... Caledonia; it was to be the last of Mitterrand's Grands Projets. The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural...

Culture of New Caledonia - history, people, clothing, women, beliefs ...


Identification. The Kanak culture developed in this South Pacific archipelago over a period of three thousand years. Today, France governs New Caledonia but ...

New Caledonia History, Language and Culture - World Travel Guide


History, language and culture guide for New Caledonia including key historical events, information on the spoken languages, useful phrases, social conventions  ...

New Caledonia Culture - Virtual Oceania


New Caledonia is a multi-cultural society consisting of mainly Melanesians ( Kanak) and European (French). The remainder are mainly Polynesian and Asian.

Culture in New Caledonia - Jasons New Caledonia


New Caledonia accommodation, New Caledonia attractions and activities, New ... New Caledonia's culture is a fascinating blend of French and Melanesian ...

New Caledonia: Culture - TripAdvisor


Inside New Caledonia: Culture - Before you visit New Caledonia, visit TripAdvisor for the latest info and advice, written for travelers by travelers.

Etiquette: dos and don'ts in New Caledonia | New Caledonia Today


Feb 2, 2013 ... First of all, New Caledonia is a French territory and the official ... as a form of respect (Melanesian) and compassion (Kanak) for the culture.

Land and Independence in New Caledonia | Cultural Survival


This is what we had and this is what you have left us," declared the Kanak Grand Chief Atal in 1878 as he emptied two sacks at the feet of the colonial governor ...

New Caledonia | history - geography - French unique collectivity ...


Apr 2, 2015 ... It includes the island of New Caledonia (the Grande Terre [Mainland]),... ... Their differing cultures have given rise to two distinct ways of life, ...

Nights of Storytelling: A Cultural History of New Caledonia


Nights of Storytelling is the first book to present and contextualize the founding texts of New Caledonia, a country sui generis in the relatively little-known French  ...

The People of New Caledonia
Ethnicity: Melanesian, European, Wallisian & Futunian, Tahitian, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Ni-Vanuatu
Languages: French (official) and 33 Melanesian-Polynesian dialects
Religions: Roman Catholic, Protestant
Population: 268,767 (Aug. 2014 census) ()
Median Age: total: 31.4 years (2015 est.)
Female: 32 years (2015 est.)
Male: 30.7 years (2015 est.)
Literacy Rate: 96.9%
Female: 96.5%
Male: 97.3%
People of:
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Discover - The Culture | Tourism New Caledonia


Kanak culture is based on oral transmission, exchange, myths and animist legends, the traditions being the central axis of the culture that governs its social  ...

New Caledonia — History and Culture - iExplore


The history of New Caledonia centers around existing Kanak heritage and traditions being interrupted by European colonization and resource exploita...

New Caledonia: Culture - TripAdvisor


Inside New Caledonia: Culture - Before you visit New Caledonia, visit TripAdvisor for the latest info and advice, written for travellers by travellers.