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Fijian ceremonies

Ceremonies welcoming home the district chief of Vuda (Tui Vudra), then President of Fiji, the late Ratu Josefa Iloilo, to the village of Viseisei, near Lautoka.

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Presentation to the arriving Chief
Presentation to the arriving Chief
Chiefly spokesman responds...
Chiefly spokesman responds...
Carrying the tabua, whale's tooth, to the Chief
Carrying the tabua, whale's tooth, to the Chief
Chiefly spokesman responds...
Chiefly spokesman responds...
Fijian men with a dish of yaqona
Fijian men with a dish of yaqona
Men with a dish of yaqona, mixed from kava root
Men with a dish of yaqona, mixed from kava root
Men with a dish of yaqona, mixed from kava root
Men with a dish of yaqona, mixed from kava root
Carrying the dish of yaqona
Carrying the dish of yaqona
Carrying the dish of yaqona
Carrying the dish of yaqona
Carrying an offering, Fiji
Carrying an offering, Fiji
Warriors in costume
Warriors in costume
Fijian women dancers
Fijian women dancers
Women dancers
Women dancers
Women waiting to make a presentation
Women waiting to make a presentation
Women dancers
Women dancers