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Fijian Nobility - Turaga Na Rasau, Taukei Ni Waluvu, House of Chiefs, Monarchy of Fiji, Tui Nayau, Great Council of Chiefs, Vunivalu of Bau (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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Fijian Nobility - Turaga Na Rasau, Taukei Ni Waluvu, House of Chiefs, Monarchy of Fiji, Tui Nayau, Great Council of Chiefs,...
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Fijian Nobility - Turaga Na Rasau, Taukei Ni Waluvu, House of Chiefs, Monarchy of Fiji, Tui Nayau, Great Council of Chiefs, Vunivalu of Bau (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Turaga na Rasau, Taukei ni Waluvu, House of Chiefs, Monarchy of Fiji, Tui Nayau, Great Council of Chiefs, Vunivalu of Bau, Vuanirewa, Chairman of the Great Council of Chiefs, Ratu, Tui Cakau, Tora ni Bau, Gagaja, Turaga na Gonesau, Kubuna Confederacy, Serukeirewa, Fakpure, Roko Sau, Qaranivalu, Burebasaga Confederacy, Tovata Confederacy, Roko Tui Dreketi, Mara Kapaiwai, Radini Nayau, Turaga Na Ravunisa, Tui Lau, Tui Namosi, Tui Nadi, Roko Tui Namata, Bulou, Tui Vuda. Excerpt: Turaga Na Rasau is a traditional Fijian chiefly title of the Lau Islands. Prior to Fiji's colonial days, Fiji had many different Vanua with their own Paramount Chieftain which exercised no authority over the other; a saying from the island of Kadavu aptly summarises it "Nomu Turaga o sega na noqu Turaga" or "Your Chief is not my Chief" also the people of Beqa Island were of a similar opinion saying "Gali Cuva Ki Lagi" or "Subject only to heaven" and would bow to no outside Chieftain, but at the turn of the 20th century aspects of the traditional social structure remained, but for administrative purposes three main Matanitu were solidified and formed as they were the dominant consolidated powers at the time being that of Burebasaga, Kubuna and Tovata. With regard to the Rasau while its traditional origins were in Kubuna on Bau the titles traditional authority in modern Fiji is now in Tovata, Lau in particular Lomaloma Tikina on the Island of Vanuabalavu. Please note: that both the English and Fijian languages are used in this article and mostly the Fijian Bauan dialect is used. The Fijian Language uses the Roman alphabet as in English. Fijian regional and inter-regional chiefly titles vary in name and history and each tribal unit will have its own unique title with its history, mythology and Folklore and as tribes interacted in trade or in war, ...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-70841-4
Barcode: 9781157708414
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LSN: 1-157-70841-2

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