Traditional Fijian society is based on communal principles derived from village life.People in villages share the obligations and rewards of community life and are still led by a hereditary chief.
For those reasons and more, we’d love to be her friend — so we’re feeling pretty lucky that she’s taking us all on a trip to Fiji. She’s currently in Fiji and has been kind enough to post all her glorious photos from the trip to Instagram, captioning the whole adventure so we feel like we’re with her every step of the way. I don't move much when I sleep in a queen size bed, so snoozing in this was just as comfy!
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They work together in the preparation of feasts and in the making of gifts for presentation on various occasions; they fish together, later dividing the catch; and they all help in communal activities such as the building of homes and maintenance of pathways and the village green.
The great advantage of this system is an extended family unit that allows no-one to go hungry, uncared for or unloved.
The Bounty was burned by the mutineers at Pitcairn Island, its remains being recovered in 1932.
Also on display is a copy of the Deed of Cession when Fiji became a colony of Great Britain, the medals of the great statesman Ratu Josefa Lalabalavu Vanaaliali Sukuna, and the figurehead of the Siria – a vessel that brought many indentured laborers to Fiji and was wrecked on Nasilai reef with the tragic loss of many lives Temporary Exhibition Space This space contains rotating exhibitions of items in the Fiji Museum collection.
Please phone the museum for details of the exhibition currently on display, or if you would like to use this space for your own exhibition.
Masi Gallery Masi beaten into a ‘cloth’ from the bark of a paper mulberry tree, is an integral and traditional part of life in Fiji.
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She’s really down-to-Earth and seems like she’d be totally fun to hang out with, and she also has wonderful advice about self-love.
He calls his fend the one-inch punch, an art he mastered after watching Bruce Lee movies as a youth."I just play what is in front of me and get rid of defenders with my footwork and fend,” he said modestly.