Category: Fiji

Fiji And The Fijians, Volume 1

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Also—and this has a direct bearing on long-range perspectives of social change—some writers view the Austronesian languages of Melanesia as fusions of the area’s numerous aboriginal(and non-Austronesian) languages with immigrant (and, implicitly, quite uniform) Austronesian tongues: this is the “pidginization” theory, so called by analogy with present-day Melanesian pidgin, the “contact” language between Oceanians and whites throughout most of Melanesia.

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At Home in Fiji ... With map and illustrations, Vol. I

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Some 45% of the land area is forested, and 253,000 hectares (625,000 acres) are suitable for commercial use. Rugby is a very popular sport throughout the continent—more popular than soccer, baseball, or cricket. Most return with fantastic stories of adventure and excitement, whilst some return with sad tales of woe as their Fiji vacations were ruined by bites given from snakes, spiders and other creatures of the night, and day. For further information, see the New South Wales Department of Health and the Chief Health Officer in Victoria.

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Mai kea ki vei?: Stories of Methodism in Fiji and Rotuma,

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This simple map of Australia and Oceania uses the Plate Carree projection, also known as the geographic projection. In this regard, the RBF extends its sincere appreciation to the members of the Currency Design Committee for their commitment and guidance in selecting the flora and fauna designs for the new banknotes and coins family. But it was not until 1898 that social scientists left their armchairs to confront their subjects in person. Fe'e was believed to cause thunderstorms in which his voice would be heard.

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Fijian Colonial Experience (Pacific research monograph)

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Later in the match, when the pig had awoken, it was released onto the pitch with the names of two of England’s chubbier players inscribed on its sides. I know I know, I don’t feel sorry for myself either. What are the leading causes of death in Australia and New Zealand? The legislative branch is a bicameral, 32-seat senate and a 71-seat house of representatives. In terms of our regional initiative, One Laptop per Pacific Child, we have learnt much from our experience with Niue (which was our first donation to Pacific children), as we have from our other early Pacific pilots.

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Brown or white?: A history of the Fiji sugar industry,

Michael Moynagh

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An aging population, pressure on infrastructure and environmental concerns such as climate change are some of the long-term challenges facing the country. In between, and most typical, were societies whose political units were conterminous with small village or neighborhood communities, or with clusters of such communities, averaging perhaps a few hundred citizens and rarely exceeding fifteen hundred.

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Fiji: The America Geographical Society's Around the World

Richard Ulack

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Aussies often just called the mountain "Kossy." These islands have been heavily impacted by outsiders, first German and Japanese colonialists prior to the world wars, then as trusts or associates of the United States. Stray livestock occasionally wander in the road and have caused fatal accidents in the past. It is held every four years and began in 1963. Further evidence of the bunyip's similarity to a seal was provided in the writings of Charles Gould, son of the eminent ornithologist John Gould.

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Handbook of the Fijian language - Primary Source Edition

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It was during this expedition that Rivers developed his genealogical method for recording kinship data, which has subsequently been such an indispensable tool in social anthropological research everywhere. If, however, you do not enjoy seafood or have shellfish allergies, The Ocean Terrace Restaurant offers more casual meals such as pizza and burgers. edit A very popular drink in Fiji is yaqona ("yang-go-na"), also known as "kava " and sometimes referred to as "grog" by locals.

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My Colonial Fiji

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After holding the cabinet at gunpoint in a 2-month long hostage drama, the extremists managed to have the president and new government dismissed by the military on July 5. In 2000, however, the country reversed again to a trade surplus, this time totaling $227 million. The first known European contact came when the Dutch navigator Abel Tasman sighted the Fiji group in 1643. Sahlins, Marshall D. 1962 Moala: Culture and Nature on a Fijian Island.

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Cries From Fiji and Sighings From the South Seas: Crush Out

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The programs are based in Samoa and Fiji. Australia’s forest industries had a gross value of $1.7 billion in 2008. Indeed, this particular approach is a feature of almost all of my Oceania Web sites. (Polynesia and Melanesia) A sea god. Island nations here includes Kiribati, Guam, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Nauru, and Wake Island. More than 215 birds visit, roost or nest in the reef, so get ready to add to your life list.

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In the Track of the Trades the Account of a Fourteen

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Australia, who are the women's Olympic and Sevens Champions will also be in action. Or try our Pacific Treasures cruise among the jewels of the South Pacific to relax and recharge while visiting the spectacular ports of New Caledonia and Fiji. Please take her as your wife.' The leaves of the awa or kava plant are believed to have the power to revive the dead if administered with the right formulae. (Polynesia) Goddes s of fertility.

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