Tales from old Fiji, by Lorimer Fison.

Author
Fison, Lorimer, 1832-1907 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
  • English
  • Austronesian (Other)
Published/​Created
London, A. Moring ltd., the De la More press, 1904.
Description
xlv, 175, [1] p. front., plates. 26 cm.

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Subject(s)
FolkloreFiji [Browse]
Contents
Preface.--Introduction.--How the Livuka men came up to windward, by Inoke (Enoch) Wangka-qele.--How the Tongans came to Fiji, by Ratu Taliaitupou, lord of Naiau.--How the Fijians learned to build canoes, by the lord of Naiau.--The story of the sun-child, by the lord of Naiau.--How the Samoans first got pigs, by the lord of Naiau.--Why the kings of Lakemaba are called lords of Naiau, by the lord of Naiau.--How the Fijian ate the sacred cat, by the lord of Naiau.--The story of Longa-Poa, by the lord of Naiau.--How the mosquitos came to Oneata, by the lord of Oneata.--The story of Matandua, by Roko Sokotukevie ("Lord Whither-is-he-sailing")--What the Tongans say about Napoleon, as told by a Tongan.--The beginning of death, as told by Ma'afu, a chief of Tonga.--Appendix.
LCCN
05041563
OCLC
4112440
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