Local Travel

Point of Origin: From Nakauvadra to Navatusila

Many iTaukei tribes and villages claim they can trace their roots to the Nakauvadra mountain range in the western side of Viti Levu. One such clan is Navatusila. Clan member Ponipate Katolala, who is originally...

24th October

Orgies, stone shrines and secret naga rituals – Part 2

Last week we looked at the naga, stone formations and rituals used in old Fiji. These naga rituals were different from the ancient ancestral worship practices of the natives. Some early writers said the stone rituals were cultish in nature. The naga rituals were performed largely in certain parts of western Viti Levu, particularly the...