Custom/Kastom/Tribal

Counting on the Trendy to Revive Kava, a Traditional Drink ( Fiji )

Share Tweet Email Share Save Cover Photo The owner of a kava farm at work in Taveuni, Fiji. The country’s kava harvests have been inconsistent for years because of outdated farming. CreditLam Yik Fei for The New York Times Counting on the Trendy toRevive Kava, a Traditional Drink Pacific Island governments and others are working […]


Tanna seen as boon for struggling Vanuatu tourism

Share this Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share via email Share on Google Plus Share on Reddit Share on Linked In Nominees for Best Foreign Language Film Tanna arrive on the red carpet for the 89th Oscars. Photo: AFP The South Pacific Tourism Organisation is urging tourism operators in Vanuatu to take advantage of […]


Soutanowia LSB – Free West Papua (Video Clip 2017)

Vanuatu String band –  Melanesian People for West Papua. FREE WEST PAPUA NOW. Merci/Thank you – OnlyDahBest


Vanuatu Charity Groups Petition Australia To ‘Stop Killing Melanesian People In West Papua’

Submitted by PIR Editor on Thu, 01/19/2017 – 15:00 Financial support, training for Indonesian military criticized PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (The National, Jan. 20, 2017) – The five most prominent Ni-Vanuatu charitable organisations in the country led by the Vanuatu Free West Papua Association (VFWPA), have petitioned the Australian Government to “stop killing Melanesian […]


A Participatory Video made by Chivoko Village, Solomon Islands

Uploaded on Aug 4, 2011 “Conservation Story Blong Chivoko” was made by the men and women of the remote coastal village of Chivoko, accessible only by sea on the north-west tip of Choiseul Island, one of the Solomon Islands. Chivoko’s tribal land is one of the last remaining intact and unlogged forests in the Solomon […]


Pre-bride price payment made ( Papua NiuGini )

October 31, 2016 The NationalMain Stories FULFILLING traditional obligations is a norm in Papua New Guinea culture as Health Minister Michael Malabag experienced over the weekend. Malabag, who comes from a multi-cultural background, was on the receiving hand when Motu-Koita chairman Opao Udia and his clan paid him K30,000  plus garden foodstuff in a small kukudava […]


Vanuatu judge storms out after chief reappears in traditional garb

12:35 pm on 26 October 2016-RNZI Share this Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share via email Share on Google Plus Share on Reddit Share on Linked In In Vanuatu a Supreme Court Judge has stormed out of his court in Port Vila after a chief and some of his men again turned up in […]