Woven gods

female clowns and power in Rotuma by Vilsoni Hereniko

Publisher: Center for Pacific Islands Studies, School of Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Studies, University of Hawaii, Publisher: University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu

Written in English
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  • Rotuma Island (Fiji),
  • Fiji,
  • Rotuma Island.,
  • Rotuma Island


  • Ethnology -- Fiji -- Rotuma Island.,
  • Clowning -- Social aspects -- Fiji -- Rotuma Island.,
  • Folklore -- Fiji -- Rotuma Island -- Performance.,
  • Marriage customs and rites -- Fiji -- Rotuma Island.,
  • Rotuma Island (Fiji) -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-193) and index.

StatementVilsoni Hereniko.
SeriesPacific islands monograph series ;, no. 12
LC ClassificationsGN671.F5 H47 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 197 p. :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1089054M
ISBN 100824816552
LC Control Number94013120

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