Biographical entry: Bera ( - 1883)
Bera was a famous warrior chief on Isabel in the mid-nineteenth century who fought against the headhunting raids from New Georgia. When the Melanesian Mission was established at Nuro in 1875 he opposed the school and placed a taboo over it. He died in 1883, succeeded by Soga (q.v.). (Fox 1958, 196)
- Fox, Charles E., Lord of the Southern Isles: Being the Story of the Anglican Mission in Melanesia, 1849-1949, Mowbray, London, 1958. Details
- Bera was a famous warrior chief on Isabel in the middle of the nineteenth century who fought against the head-hunting raids from New Georgia.
- W.T. Wawn