BY BRYAN KRAMER
While some have tried to explain it in the context of Melanesian versus Western style leadership, what most don't realize is that both have a lot more in common than they think.
Anthropologist (people who study various aspects of humans within past and present societies) describe Melanesian Hausman as very important institutions where cultural values and norms were taught by elders to sustain the Melanesian people over the decades and centuries.
They emphasis that Hausman are bases of governance, politics, culture, law and order, education, and address political, social and cultural issues of the society.
Hausman are chaired by chiefs and headmen who maintained social order, and law and