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By Author: Laura Williams

Calling on Tongan Traditions: Decline in Natural Resources

Lady Tunakaimanu Feilakepa is renowned and greatly respected for her traditional cultural knowledge in Tonga and across the Pacific. Here she discusses Tongan mats, a decline in natural materials and the value of viewing such a collection.

By: Laura Williams, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2012

Calling on Tongan Traditions: Handicrafts

Lady Tunakaimanu Feilakepa is renowned and greatly respected for her traditional cultural knowledge in Tonga and across the Pacific. Here she shares her knowledge on a variety of pandanus handicrafts.

By: Laura Williams, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2012

Calling on Tongan Traditions: Ngatu

Lady Tunakaimanu Feilakepa is renowned and greatly respected for her traditional cultural knowledge in Tonga and across the Pacific. Here she kindly shares her knowledge on the creation and use of tapa cloth.

By: Laura Williams, Category: Science, Date: 09 Feb 2012

Calling on Tongan Traditions: A special visit

Lady Tunakaimanu Feilakepa is renowned and greatly respected for her traditional cultural knowledge in Tonga and across the Pacific. For one week in November 2011 Mrs. Fielakepa visited the museum to share her memories, knowledge and passion for Tongan traditions. 

By: Laura Williams, Category: Science, Date: 25 Nov 2011