Traditional Fijian Leader Home Building Involving Human Sacrifice and Fijian Cannibalism in Antiquity

Fiji is an archipelago of 333 islands however only 33% are inhabited. In traditional Fijian culture, when the chief was ready to build a new home, a person was killed before any construction began so that they could be buried within one of the post holes which the house would be constructed upon. This person can be either a male or a female. This custom is no longer practiced, with the ceremonial sacrificial murder being replaced by an enormous feast with sacrificial pigs, goats, and cows, durin...

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