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The Nature and Social Function of Fijian War. In Anthropological Writing—Fiji, –, 65– Unpublished MS, Tippett Collection, St. Mark's National Theological Centre Library, Canberra. [Abbreviated version published in Transactions and Proceedings of the Fiji Society, 5: –]. The Bauan dialect of Fijian consequently became the predominant Fijian language, and an important factor in unifying the clans. Cakobau converted to Methodist Christianity in ; in , following British concerns over the interests of the settlers, Cakobau agreed that Fiji should become a Crown colony.
Fijian Society. (). Transactions of the Fijian Society. MLA Citation. Fijian Society. Transactions of the Fijian Society Australian/Harvard Citation. Fijian Society. , Transactions of the Fijian Society. Wikipedia Citation. The British and Foreign Bible Society granted £ toward its publication and Calvert helped to produce copies of the first complete edition of the Fijian Bible copies of the New Testament.
The patriarchal and author itative nature of Fijian society shapes the expec tations and behaviour of male leade rship, as one participant bol dly described himself: I am the turaga ni koro. Fiji - Fiji - Cultural life: Fiji’s mixed ethnicity contributes to a rich cultural heritage. Many features of traditional Fijian life survive; they are most evident in the elaborate investiture, marriage, and other ceremonies for high-ranking chiefs. Those ceremonies provide a focus for the practicing of traditional crafts, such as the manufacture of masi, or tapa cloth, made from the bark.
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Fijian tradition and ceremony is a living way of life that has remained intact for millennia, evolving as the Fijian nation has modernised over time, with various external influences from Pacific neighbours, and European and Asian society.
The term Fijian in this article refers to "indigenous Fijians" or "I Taukei" as the term Fijian generally includes all citizens of Fiji. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Deane, Wallace.
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He was one of the first graduates of the University of the South Pacific. He joined the University staff in as a lecturer in Pacific Studies. This led to his interest in studying Fijian society that culminated in the publication of The Fijian Way of Life. An in-depth study of Fijian ceremonies resulted in this book, The Fijian Ethos.
Soft. Likewise, the tanoa, or yaqona bowl, also played (and still plays) an important part in Fijian society. Artist clans were so specialized that carvers in the old days only produced one particular kind of artifact – say clubs or yaqona bowls – and that was it.
Fiji - Fiji - History: When Fiji’s first settlers arrived from the islands of Melanesia at least 3, years ago, they carried with them a wide range of food plants, the pig, and a style of pottery known as Lapita ware. That pottery is generally associated with peoples who had well-developed skills in navigation and canoe building and were horticulturists.
Full text of "Fijian society; or, The sociology and psychology of the Fijians" See other formats. On 7 April Fiji held its fifth general election since gaining independence from Britain in After months of hectic campaigning, the newly formed National Federation - Fiji Labor Party Coalition won over the long-reigning Alliance Party by capturing 28 of the 52 eats in the national Parliament.
On April 12 the new government was sworn into office - only to be. Tapa (traditional bark cloth) and hand woven pandanus mats play a key role in Fijian society. No traditional Fijian ceremony takes place without them. While tapa is still kept strictly for more formal occasions, hand woven pandanus mats are commonly used in Fijian households for floor covering.
In Fijian village life, the task of creating these. Body, Self, and Society The View from Fiji Anne E. Becker. pages | 6 x 9 | 33 illus. Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors "This illuminating and well-written book offers anthropologists with an interest in embodiment, concepts of the self, and medical anthropology.
in indigenous Fijian society, again through two key strategies — the political repressio n of oppositional opinion on the one ha nd, and the concerted social.
This Guide to Law Online Fiji contains a selection of Fijian legal, juridical, and governmental sources accessible through the Internet. Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and. culture & lifestyle To sum uppeople in a few paragraphs does not do the Fiji Islands justice, which is why you need to come and experience Fiji and its people to completely understand.
However, we still want to give you an idea of what amazingly optimistic and multicultural the Fijian people are. Barkcloth, or masi, is the traditional art form of the women of Vatulele Island. Its manufacture continues to flourish, even increase, while many other arts are declining, despite the fact that most of its functional roles have been usurped by Western cloth and paper.
This book explores this apparent paradox and concludes that the reasons lie in the ability of its identity functions to. This book aims to help understand some of the main principles on which the Fijian society is organised and how these affect the attitudes and behaviour of the people in their various social, economic and political activities.
Much of the discussion is focussed upon the 'traditional' context, that is what the elders regarded as proper. But the changes that have occured are not. Continue to Book. View More Dates from soaking in the sun on the Society Islands’ white-sand beaches to immersing yourself in the unique cultures of Fiji and Tonga, when you follow in the wake of the world’s most famous explorers in the South Pacific, there are treasures to discover at every port.
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The Fiji Red Cross Society. National Office. 22 Gorrie St., Suva, Fiji.Book on Barkcloth & Society by Rod Ewins [Best viewed at x or higher] My book Staying Fijian, co-published in by Crawford House Australia and the University of Hawaii Press, is the traditional art of the women of Vatulele.
Many other Fijian art forms have declined or disappeared, and barkcloth is no longer produced in some.Australia - Oceania:: Fiji. All Space Landscapes. This satellite image shows Fiji's second-largest island, Vanua Levu, and the Cakaulevu Reef that shelters the island's northern shore.
Also called the Great Sea Reef, Cakaulevu shines turquoise through clear, shallow waters. It is the third longest continuous barrier reef in the world, behind.