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The photo essay below is the sixteenth installment of a personal account of my two years in Fiji and Rotuma from October 1959 through August 1961. The main purpose of this project is to provide photographic images that might be of interest to contemporary Rotumans.

I have forgotten the names of some of the people who appear in the photos and would welcome your help in identifying them. Information identifying people should be sent to <> Please identify the photos by the numbers (#) in the captions.

Episode 16: Kato'aga

Here are some photos of that I took during various festivities in 1960.

#283 Wedding of Jioje and Varea
#284 Jioje and Varea wedding party
#285 Varea & Jioje with mats
#371 Sakimi Farpapau supervising food preparation

#378 Men clowning around

#383 Dancers relaxing at kato'aga

#385 Mixing juice
#391 Tautoga
#grp13 Women and girls relaxing in shade

continued . . .

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