Biographical entry: Sau, Elias


Elias Sau was the first Melanesian Mission priest from Makira. Ordained in 1932, he was a renowned artist and helped decorate many of the Anglican churches on Makira. He worked mainly in the eastern half of the island. (Fox 1958, 162)

Published resources


  • Fox, Charles E., Lord of the Southern Isles: Being the Story of the Anglican Mission in Melanesia, 1849-1949, Mowbray, London, 1958. Details