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Daemon
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Vanuatu Custom Chief's Day

In the island nation of Vanuatu, many islands have rejected European influence and instead prefer to live according to their traditional customs. While these customs vary widely throughout the islands, village life, subsistence farming, a belief in magic, and rule by chiefs are common. In 1977, a National Council of Chiefs was set up by the government to ensure the preservation of traditional ways of life. These tribal chiefs are honored on March 5 of each year; celebratory activities on this day include sporting events, carnivals, agricultural fairs, and arts festivals. More...
curmudgeonine
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It's good to see traditions preserved
Gishar
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 3:36:23 PM

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I like this, the way they live, their customs and the nature. I just learn about their flag, their habitat and many more. many videos about the area on youtube too.
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Happy chief day! I hope Vanuatu keeps its local customs and resist the cable dish.
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