Culture & Indigenous Knowledge
Rotuman Fine Mat Weaving
Revive, Train & Transfer the Cultural Art Skills & Knowledge. Vanua Fieldwork Rotuma is well known for its fine mats and in 2006, TTFB provided funding to facilitate the recognition and conservation of the skills in Rotuman Fine Mat Weaving.
Advocating Our Indigenous Knowledge & Cultural HeritageVanua Fieldwork Vanua Fieldwork is a presentation of visual images and videos of distinctive cultural norms and practices succinctly unique to a tribe or tikina, or to a province within Fiji. The fieldwork…
Culture & Traditional Leadership
Sauvaki Ni Vanua
Sauvaki Ni Vanua TTFB, together with the Ministry of iTaukei Affairs (MTA) and the iTaukei Affairs Board (TAB) collaborated to develop a traditional leadership and governance training programme titled Sauvaki Ni Vanua. The training programme is centered on the...
Culture & Language
Fijian Language Studies at the University of the South Pacific
The Fijian Language Studies Programme is offered at the University of the South Pacific’s (USP’s) School of Pacific Arts, Communication and Education (SPACE), Laucala Campus.
Scholarships available for Fijian Language Studies
Scholarships available for Fijian Language Studies TTFB also provides scholarships to practicing teachers via a collaboration with the Ministry of Education and also to career language and culture professionals or staff of the Ministry of iTaukei Affairs to pursue...
Culture & Arts
iTaukei Animations Project
iTaukei Animations Project TTFB has been supporting the production of comics on animated itukuni, traditional folktales in collaboration with iTaukei institutions. The objective is to revitalize myths, legends and folktales in a more interactive and meaningful...
Sponsorship of Archiving Equipment
In 2014, TTFB purchased office and archiving equipment for the iTaukei Lands and Fisheries Commission (TLFC) within the Ministry of iTaukei Affairs.
Information Text Awareness Project
The workshop was funded by the International Literacy Association and the travel and accommodation costs for the presenters. TTFB assisted with the funding.
Bilingual Information Texts
TTFB sponsored the publication of three bilingual information texts as a result of the Information Text Awareness Project 2 (ITAP), and collaborations with the Literacy Educators Association Fiji.
Short Stories Workshop
TTFB organised a 3 day workshop primarily for school teachers of the Fijian language, which was held during Term 2 of school break from 20 – 22 August, 2018 at the GCC Complex in Draiba.
TTFB sponsored Unaisi Manulevu, a Project Coordinator specializing in Culture and Language to undertake a year’s study – Masters in the Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas.