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Description: A visit to the Tongan island of Nukuʻalofa in the South Pacific in the 1930s

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Clip #: TFA-208C
Length: 4:42
Color: Color
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Region: South Pacific
Country: Tonga
Subject: Native Life
Original: 16mm
1930s, Tonga, Nukuʻalofa, Polynesia, natives standing on pier, natives, market, street scenes, hut, women making tapa cloth from tree bark, girls in grass skirts performing traditional dances as musicians accompany, man cutting open coconuts to get copra, men in grass skirts performing traditional dance

Nukuʻalofa is the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga. It is located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu, in the southernmost island group of Tonga.

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