Tongans wary after ‘bula’ trademark outrage

NUKU’ALOFA, (KANIVA TONGA NEWS) – Tongan professor Tēvita ‘Ō Ka’ili has forewarned Pacific countries of what he has described as a clear pattern of cultural theft after a US businessman trademarked Fiji’s traditional greeting, bula. Ross Kashtan, owner of a Florida kava bar, has trademarked the word, which is the title of his business, Bula […]

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