Folofo'u, wearing old police belt, on speaking platform with fernwood 'ea figures made by Arimae of Furi'ilae for the opening of the Kwaio Cultural Centre in August 1979.
These kinds of figures are usually placed at the entrances to hamlets as 'otofono to protect the hamlet from sorcery, wild spirits, and other threats.
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