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Men Houses Building Melanesia Wintua (Malekula, Vanuatu) South West Bay (Malakula, Vanuatu) Pacific Islands Oceania Biank, Kainding House Construction Men at Work
Melanesia Wintua (Malekula, Vanuatu) South West Bay (Malakula, Vanuatu) Pacific Islands Oceania