Liz Pearce’s Grammar of Unua has just been published.
This is a major work and represents the culmination of many years’s study, some of which was supported by a Marsden grant (2005 – 2007).
It presents a description of Unua, one of two dialects of an Oceanic language spoken on Malakula Island, Vanuatu. Liz gathered the data in the field from some of Unua’s 700-odd speakers. These people are bilinguals who use Unua in local interactions and the national language, Bislama, non-locally, as well as in local public and religious settings.