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Saturday, March 4, 2017

AUSTRONESIA - FIJIAN TRADITIONAL LIFE


Fiji, in the Melanesian part of Eastern Austronesia. The Malay Archipelago is in Western Austronesia.



Women preparing dried Pandanus thurstoni leaves.


A bure kalou or spirit house of the traditional religion. The only example existing today are reconstructions at cultural centres.

The lali (or slit gong) is still used to summon people to church or other formal occasions.

A tanoa or bowl for serving yaqona or kava.

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