Cousins help revive old tradition passed down many generations

Irami Naulumatua (left) and Apakuki Batirerega display two masi pieces from Vatulele. Picture: SOPHIE RALULU

THE island of Vatulele has much more to offer than its red prawns and ancient rock paintings. It is also home to some of Fiji’s most accomplished makers of tapa cloth or masi. Two young people who continue the extraordinary discipline of masi making, passed down through countless generations, are cousins Apakuki Batirerega and Irami […]

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