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Religion?

Nearly all Fijians are Christians. 3 quarters of the Fijian Population are Methodist. 80% of Indo-Fijians are Hindu,
And 15% are Muslim, hi hola ppl

Traditional Kava Drink
Traditional Kava Drink




What is a Kava (Ceremony)?


The Yaquana (Kava) is a non alcoholic drink that is made from the derivative of a dried root of a pepper plant, this traditional beverage is prepared by crushing the root into powder and mixing the substance with water in a taboa; a bowl made of wood that is commonly used to cook rice and soups. The Kava ceremony is presented when you are given Kava from which you clap and yell "Bula" then drink it, eventually passing the cup back and clapping three times. The Kava ceremony is
meant to promote solidarity between kin, friends, and aquantinces.






Women Preparing for Sevusevu
Women Preparing for Sevusevu

What is Sevusevu?

It is customary in Fiji that if you visit a village you are expected to bring a gift of the waka root and an explanation for why you visited.



3 men doing the Firewalking Dance
3 men doing the Firewalking Dance
What is Firewalking?

A tradition brought over by indians in which the fijians walk over hot stone to show gratitude and appreciation




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What is a Tabua?

Fijians believe the purest and most sacred gift of all is a tabua or a sperm whales tooth. A tabua is also a symbol of peace and is often used for settling disputes
Degei the Snake God
Degei the Snake God
Who is Degei? Fijians believe that the greatest of all gods is Degei; The Snake God. they believed that within this god he chose who walked through death successfully and who would roam the earth for eternity