150th anniversary: Goodenough’s journals

Commodore James Goodenough’s journals contained events on Fiji from more than 100 years ago. Above is an illustration of a bure kalou or spirit house in Fiji created by De Bar published on le Tuou du Monde, Paris in 1860. Picture: https://www.123rf.com/photo

HISTORIC journals relating to Fiji more than 150 years ago are preserved at the Mitchell Library in Sydney, Australia, The Fiji Times reported. On January 4, 1964, The Fiji Times revealed the journals belonged to Commodore James Graham Goodenough, who played an influential role in the events leading up to the cession of Fiji to […]

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