Keeping tradition alive

Vitalina Tuibau sits inside a makeshift shed making thatch covers for a bure at Draunikula Village in Galoa, Serua. The covers are made from sago palms that are endemic and endangered Fijian palms only found in the province. Picture: ATU RASEA

MOST people have either seen or heard about traditional neatly thatched bure that are often used in villages and hotels around the country. Have you ever wondered whose handy work it is — those thatched palm leaves neatly stacked together to make a well-structured roof? Vitalina Tuibau, 58, of Draunikula Village in Galoa, Serua is […]

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