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THE WHALE'S TOOTH

THE GREATEST TOKEN OF THE FIJIANS ACCEPTANCE OF OTHER PEOPLE OR A
SIGN OF HONOR IS FOR THEM TO GIVE A WHALE'S TOOTH.
THIS INFORMANT WAS A MISSIONARY FOR SIX YEARS IN FIJI AND HAD
ACTUALLY RECEIVED TWO TEETH OF A WHALE.

Where learned: ITALY ; ROME

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 10-00-1970

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